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 ===== wringing ===== ===== wringing =====
  
-Wring is removal of excess water before drying.  +Wring is removal of excess water before drying.  This speeds drying time, reducing the opportunity for mold/mildew to grow, and keeps water from dripping in the drying area.
  
 ==== roller ==== ==== roller ====
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 ==== centrifugal ==== ==== centrifugal ====
  
-Salad spinners and similar devices may be used to fling out some water, but they are difficult to balance.  The largest item Secessus was able to spin-dry was a pair of calf-length socks.+Salad spinners and similar hand-powered devices may be used to fling out some water, but they are difficult to balance.  The largest item Secessus was able to spin-dry was a pair of calf-length socks.
  
 +Some have reported good luck with powered spinners.
  
  
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 {{http://img.mousetrap.net/pm/IMG_20180108_123151.jpg?200 }}Clothesline drying is the most common method of off-grid clothes drying.   Lines can be stretched across open doors, tent poles, hung from awnings, etc.  {{http://img.mousetrap.net/pm/IMG_20180108_123151.jpg?200 }}Clothesline drying is the most common method of off-grid clothes drying.   Lines can be stretched across open doors, tent poles, hung from awnings, etc. 
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 +===== storing dirty clothes =====
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 +Allow clothes to dry out a bit before putting them in a ventilated (mesh?) bag.  This will prevent them from mildewing.  
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 +==== further reading ====
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 +  * CaneyJ describes [[https://www.reddit.com/r/vandwellers/comments/3ofvsn/a_frugal_resource_onboard_laundry_option/|testing serveral laundry methods]]
  
  
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