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Old 07-19-2020, 11:08 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by Pete Meisinger View Post
I have debated using the melted ice water for coffee or tea but it seems there is always some floating crud in it so I just return it to the lake.

pete
While I don't do it, I have seen people repurpose 2 liter soda bottles by cleaning them, filling them most of the way with water, and then freezing them for ice. If you leave enough of a head space or squeeze the extra air out before capping, you should be able to keep them from splitting when they freeze. After the ice melts, you should have cold drinking, coffee, or cooking water. Certainly worth a try.

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