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Old 03-01-2011, 06:40 AM   #15
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After Katrina, we cleaned our icebox with all manner of cleaners ...common Vinegar seemed best (non-toxic) , charcoal briquettes wrapped in newspaper really helped with the residual odors ...Took a month or two to return to normal .... Cheaper than buying a new refrigerator , and in the meantime we used a dorm fridge for the cooling duties ...

On the other hand , the cat peed in the wife's Volvo... Tried everything , still smelled , so she sold it ...
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The cat or the Volvo?
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I once used Bonita for fishing bait. Didn't have a wiping towel, so some of the smell got on my clothes. I walked inside the motorhome, DW said what's that smell ? I played dumb. She said get outside and take off those clothes. I said that if I did that I would be arrested for indecent exposure. So I stood by the door and removed the clothes and threw them out the door. Then I started chasing her, almost got kicked out the second time. I did learn a good lesson. Next time I will have a large wiping towel. I also, by myself, had to use lemon juice to remove the smell. I guess I should be thankful I'm still alive.
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Old 03-01-2011, 10:22 AM   #18
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When I was growing up, my buddy and I bought a '65 Corvett, site unseen, really cheap.
We parked it in the garage, the next morning you could not stand to be in the house because of the smell.
Turned out some guy had killed himself and was in the Vett for a month.
Never did get the smell out-Mom made us get the Vett out-Went to the dump.
So much for lifes lessons.
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There was a Mythbusters on that very thing
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Old 03-01-2011, 10:56 AM   #20
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somthing that i found to remove unwanted smells is "scent killer" found in the sporting goods dept at wal-mart. i use it on my hunting clouthing and around the TT to get rid of smells.
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Old 03-01-2011, 11:46 AM   #21
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Hunters scent killer ... That's a COOL idea !!! Doesn't attract Deer huh ???
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Old 03-01-2011, 01:57 PM   #22
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Let me make a suggestion!!

I have been in the disaster cleaning business for many years and can offer a sound recomendation on how to eliminate the odor problem. Contact your local fire and flood restoration company. (Service Master is the best , but I am also a dealer for them) what you need is an ionisation unit placed in your RV for two to three days. This will eliminate all odors and leave the RV smelling fresh. They should offer this to you at a minimal cost. THIS WILL WORK!!
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You might try wiping the freezer and fridge out with Vanilla Extract, I have used this method a couple of times with good results.
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When we closed up the camper for the winter somehow a package of squid hid itself from me as I turned off the fridge for the winter. Now my camper smells of dead fish. I have hit the inside of the unit with everything that I can think of but I can't seem to get rid of the odor. Does anyone have a favorite way of removing odors from their camper?
I would like to thank everyone for their input to my particular problem. I was able to find a local serv pro franchise near where I live. Those folks know what they are doing. I was given a sample of 2 chemicals that worked wonders for my situation. One was called bio-cide and the other is a sanitizer. After a couple of applications things are greatly improved. Too bad I ran out of lucky strikes several years ago. That sounded like a perfect fix
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Just smoke a few packs of Camels in there. You'll never smell the squid again.
A fine cuban cigar should do it as well.

Sorry for your smell...that's got to be a bummer.
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When we closed up the camper for the winter somehow a package of squid hid itself from me as I turned off the fridge for the winter. Now my camper smells of dead fish. I have hit the inside of the unit with everything that I can think of but I can't seem to get rid of the odor. Does anyone have a favorite way of removing odors from their camper?
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Open the windows and turn on a fan if possible. Adequate ventilation will help to remove the smell - Finish with real lemon juice wipedown


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It sound like you've gotten some professional help for your issue, but while we're on the topic, I have found Nok Out spray Osburn Distributors to work amazingly well on fabric, upholstery and carpets. I don't know about pet odors, but a couple sprays eliminated the odor of 50-year-old musty mothballs from a wool blanket and a nasty, mildewy-basement smell from some 1950s drapes.
Pretty cool.
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One word OZONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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