RV antifreeze ok to use in pool lines?

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RV antifreeze ok to use in pool lines?

Postby mknmike » Fri 18 Nov, 2022 10:45

RV antifreeze seems much cheaper (<$4/gallon) than Pool antifreeze when I search (~$10-30/gallon). But this article says they are the same thing.

https://tipsfolder.com/i-use-rv-antifre ... 6f8d3fae2/

I have blown out my lines to the point where (unless water gets past the rubber stoppers) they only will have ice chips in them if they freeze. But the skimmer will likely collect water and water might get past the threads.

Does anyone here have any opinions on this?

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Super-Tech-R ... e/17179674

https://www.amazon.com/SPLASH-Antifreez ... B08BPL93YX

https://www.walmart.com/ip/SPLASH-Antif ... /913674552


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Re: RV antifreeze ok to use in pool lines?

Postby mknmike » Fri 18 Nov, 2022 18:17

This article also says the two are the same but just different colors. I agree that blue is better for pools. But I guess if I make an attempt in the spring to recapture the antifreeze with the shop vac, then maybe I don’t need to worry about it.

https://gotraveltrailers.com/pool-antif ... ntifreeze/

Off to Walmart I go.
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Re: RV antifreeze ok to use in pool lines?

Postby mknmike » Sat 19 Nov, 2022 21:51

mknmike wrote:This article also says the two are the same but just different colors. I agree that blue is better for pools. But I guess if I make an attempt in the spring to recapture the antifreeze with the shop vac, then maybe I don’t need to worry about it.

https://gotraveltrailers.com/pool-antif ... ntifreeze/

Off to Walmart I go.

Lowes had the RV anti-freeze for the same <$4/gallon price.


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Re: RV antifreeze ok to use in pool lines?

Postby mknmike » Mon 02 Jan, 2023 01:00

Looks like the skimmer might be getting stained pink. Maybe not worth the savings. Blue would not be weird since the water looks blue in summer.

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