Originally Posted by GilSwillBasementBrews
Fill the tube with water cap the one end stick the other end in your carboy. Lower the other end below the surface level of the full carboy and remove your thumb from the end of hose letting the water drain out and it will create suction on the other end if the hose.
ahhh, that sounds easy enough, thanks
I was thinking about just replacing the whole auto siphon but saw that plain boring old racking canes are just $1.99 and decided that I could give up some ease of use for a $12 difference for the auto-siphon