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Old 01-25-2013, 03:44 AM   #1
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Default Herms setup almost completed

This weekend I will complete my HERMS build...all out of SS tubing, using a Chugger pumper and high temp silicone tubing..

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Do I need to do anything to clean all the SS fittings and tubing that I have assembled before I brew for the first time?? Is so...how do I clean it and with what??

I have read that there could be some oils left on SS from when it was manufactured, of which was taste really bad in my beer....

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Run a couple of cycles of hot water through the whole thing and flush it out before your first batch.

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Ok..thank you sir.

I was not sure if running some PBW would a good idea or not.

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/\ ... Def wouldn't hurt to run a cycle of PBW then hot water. not really a big deal either way..

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