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Old 08-18-2009, 05:27 PM   #1
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I have an ew 25' Bigfoot. We've camped in it over this summer but that new smell still lingers. I think the smell if the off-gassing of the paints, glues and so forth. Its been well aired but the smell is still there. I've been reading the Febreeze thread and started wondering if the vineger laid in a few bowls would get rid of it. Any other suggestions welcome.
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Old 08-18-2009, 05:50 PM   #2
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I have an ew 25' Bigfoot. We've camped in it over this summer but that new smell still lingers. I think the smell if the off-gassing of the paints, glues and so forth. Its been well aired but the smell is still there. I've been reading the Febreeze thread and started wondering if the vineger laid in a few bowls would get rid of it. Any other suggestions welcome.
Go camping with a wet dog...trust me you won't smell anything else.
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Old 08-18-2009, 07:42 PM   #3
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Cheap white vinegar and lots of moving air. Open all doors and cabinets.
Good luck, it takes time. To me Febreeze smells like nicotine.
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I worked for years in a pediatric intensive care, we would use fresh ground coffee beans set out in an open container to deodorize a room Use the amount you would use to make 2 large 12 cup pots of coffee. We had to be very careful with sprays and fragrances to avoid causing another patient to have severe respiratory problems due to asthma or allergies. It worked fairly quickly, usually less than 10 min, to deodorize the room without any harmful chemicals. You may need to set it out in the camper and leave it for a day or two.
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