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Old 10-12-2008, 04:26 PM   #1
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Default Ok to put boiling water through my siphon tubing?

my siphon tubing was really dirty after last use, so I just boiled some water to pass through it, and I was gonna soak it in that for a while, but as limp as the tubing got I realized maybe that's not the best choice. It was only for a few seconds before I pulled it out..... does anyone do this? I'll go out and buy some OxyClean to use on it.

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I was just reading this thread so I think I have somewhat of an answer.

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Old 10-12-2008, 05:04 PM   #3
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I would avoid boiling water. Oxy is ok, just don't leave it in for more than a couple or few hours. you could also use bleach solution. Either way, you need to rinse very well. I always try to keep a length of new tubing on hand for "just in case". I also replace after several uses anyway, just for peace of mind.

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