Homemade deicing solution that works? - Social Anxiety Forum
X

Download the SAS Android App

Or switch to mobile version of the forums

X

Download the SAS iPhone App

Or switch to mobile version of the forums

Help/FAQLog InJoin SAS
Go Back   Social Anxiety Forum > Discussion > General Discussion

Reply
Old 01-08-2008, 07:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
X33
 
X33's Avatar
 
Status: SAS Member
Join Date: Feb 2005
Age: 29
Posts: 2,116



Default Homemade deicing solution that works?

I read online that mixing 3 parts vinegar/1 part water or 2 parts rubbing alcohol/1 part water would make a deicing solution. I used the alcohol and put the solution into a spray bottle. Now I don't know what I am doing wrong but this solution hardly seems worth the effort. If I spray it on a layer of ice it slowly eats it away but I would rather just push the whole thing off using an ice scrapper (much faster). If I prespray my car's windshield before snow, it does not do a thing.

So what's a good deicing solution and how to best use it?
X33 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2008, 12:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
 
Amocholes's Avatar
 
Status: Retired Enforcer
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Resident Curmudgeon
Gender: Male
Age: 54
Posts: 18,490



Default Re: Homemade deicing solution that works?

That's basically home made washer fluid. It's a lot less effort to buy a gallon for a couple of bucks. You still end up having to scrape.
__________________
......
It is ironic, how often one comes across an atheist with a "holier than thou" attitude.
---Novius---
Amocholes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2008, 10:16 PM   #3 (permalink)
 
millenniumman75's Avatar
 
Status: Mentor
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Dayton, OH
Gender: Male
Age: 39
Posts: 109,474



Default Re: Homemade deicing solution that works?

I bought a spray deicer for a few dollars. It ends up refreezing if you don't scrape fast enough.
__________________
millenniumman75
You are a success story waiting to happen!
Live and let live VACUUMS more than a Hoover....
Live and HELP live is better!

TROLL ALERT STATUS:
CHAT -> BERT

FORUMS -> ERNIE
(troll activity on the increase)

WATCH WHAT YOU TYPE!
millenniumman75 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Is Manganese the solution?? Beggiatoa Nutrition, Supplements and Exercise 174 05-03-2013 01:02 PM
Any solution? TrevorM Coping With Social Anxiety 6 02-25-2010 09:02 PM
What if you had the solution but couldn't do it? Ohio Fatso Frustration 26 12-07-2009 07:37 PM
Boy Trapped alone in a homemade ufo balloon TorLin General Discussion 43 10-23-2009 08:13 PM
Homemade Guitar Pedal Boards ANCIENT General Discussion 4 01-09-2009 06:42 PM

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:54 AM.
Powered by vBulletin® ©2000-2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.