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moisture evaporator for salt

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by grandview, Feb 7, 2016.

  1. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    I carry a brute garage can to hold some salt. Is there any type of adsorption pillow or something I can put in there to pull some of the moisture out of it so it won't freeze?
     
  2. BUFF

    BUFF PlowSite Fanatic
    from FR NoCo
    Messages: 7,786

    Desiccant comes to mind first but wouldn't work sitting on top.
    How aboot mixing in rice to pull moisture?
     
  3. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,883

    Try dumping out all the Timmy coffee's 1st.
     
  4. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Here it comes.a recipe for soup.
     
  5. quigleysiding

    quigleysiding PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,110

    Maybe store it next to that nice fire in the back yard till you have to go out
     
  6. 1olddogtwo

    1olddogtwo PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,883

    Just saying....

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  7. 90plow

    90plow Senior Member
    Messages: 739

    Any reason you couldn't use treated salt? My bags never freeze up like the salt bags I had when I used a tailgate salter.
     
  8. john r

    john r Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 255

    I use 5 gal pails. I cover them with heavy canvas. I fold it a couple of times to get 3 layers.
     
  9. leigh

    leigh 2000 Club Member
    from CT
    Messages: 2,156

    Oh boy,I'm not falling for this silly thread,nice try though!:waving: No snow up there?
     
  10. FredG

    FredG 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,712

    Is this Americans salt? :laughing::whistling:
     
  11. Mr.Markus

    Mr.Markus PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,374

    Just thank someone that there are mods here cause my answer would be use one of your moms t......!

    This is the interweb you know...
     
  12. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,674

    Subscribed................

    On second thought, what aboot a heat lamp?
     
  13. Jackets

    Jackets Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Heated Cement Floor in a permanent install Would work slick, home made hot salt lol
     
  14. Brad3403

    Brad3403 Senior Member
    from Alberta
    Messages: 392

    How about those moisture removers that you use in watercraft???
     
  15. SHAWZER

    SHAWZER PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,198

    Has anyone tried a heat lamp inside a sea container ?
     
  16. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,674

    How aboot turning a sea container into a giant microwave?
     
  17. SnoFarmer

    SnoFarmer PlowSite Fanatic
    from N,E. MN
    Messages: 9,463

    How aboot a grain dryer?

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  18. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,674

    Plus it would add more salt capacity.
     
  19. Mark Oomkes

    Mark Oomkes PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,674

    Defcon thinks an EZ Bake oven might work.
     
  20. FredG

    FredG 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,712

    :laughing: Is he 86ed:eek: or just busy?