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Old 06-27-2010, 06:12 AM   #1
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Default I have problems keeping my tubing straight, little blue pill doesn't help.

Okay, that is a cheap joke. But when I go to rack my beer the tubing curls up, as expected, since it has been stored in a loop. Do more experienced brewers weigh down the end of the tubing? Any ideas?

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Old 06-27-2010, 06:16 AM   #2
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I hang one end of mine on a nail and let it dangle. A few days of this straightens it out pretty good.

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Old 06-27-2010, 12:54 PM   #3
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hang it up after soaking in hot water for a bit. then store it in bigger coils

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racking cane on the other end...

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put in the sun a half hour to soften, then lay flat to cool. bigger coils, etc.

it does have a memory but it can be re-trained.

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Old 06-27-2010, 09:18 PM   #6
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it does have a memory but it can be re-trained.
+1 Heat up some water and soak the hose until it softens. Then stretch it and weight it until it cools. However, I just work around it...
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