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Old 08-29-2012, 01:47 AM   #1
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Ok, I've done some fruit wines, now my nylon bag is stained from blue berries and plums.

Any tips on cleaning between uses? How many uses before I should pitch it?

 
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:53 AM   #2
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I wash mine in the washing machine with a bit of oxyclean free. I use 'em till they develop a hole or a snag or start to fray too much, then I replace 'em.
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:58 AM   #3
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Mine is orange from Pumpkin but it doesn't smell like it. Just stained and will probably stain another color later. Just wash in the sink and I tried sanitizer after. Should be good though.
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Old 08-29-2012, 12:16 PM   #4
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I throw mine in the washing machine with no soap
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Old 08-29-2012, 09:35 PM   #5
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Mine are all sitting outside, in five gallon buckets, letting Iaasic do the work. Then just throw them in the washing machine with a little oxyclean, or hydrogen peroxide.

 
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Old 08-29-2012, 09:38 PM   #6
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Hopefully you are staying dry Annie, you are about 50 miles closer to the eye than I am.
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Old 08-29-2012, 09:39 PM   #7
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I do a bleach soak and a good rinsing.

Bag will be pure white and look like new.
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Old 08-29-2012, 09:44 PM   #8
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Mine goes through the normal laundry, after I spray it off with the hose.

 
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Old 08-30-2012, 10:40 AM   #9
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Hopefully you are staying dry Annie, you are about 50 miles closer to the eye than I am.
Thanks, Brother. We aren't too dry here, but hey, it is...what it is. Mother Nature affects MANY things...my wine making isn't one of them!!! Hope you are dry and safe also!

 
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Old 08-30-2012, 12:21 PM   #10
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I throw mine in the washing machine with no soap
Thanks all for the tips! Into the washing machine my bag will go.

 
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