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Old 04-17-2006, 03:15 PM   #1
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How often should i fully break down my corni's and clean them, you know taking apart the valves etc... I should just be able to run some sanitizer though the system and be ok? Let me know. Cheers.

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Old 04-17-2006, 03:20 PM   #2
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I use the plug O-rings as my guide. Rub your thumb across the O-ring. If nothing rubs off, the rings are good. Naturally, if a poppet valve gives me trouble, I'll rebuild then.

Otherwise I just scrub them out and sanitize.

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