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Old 10-17-2009, 11:50 PM   #1
Bassman
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This may be a dumb question but I'd rather ask it anyway. I cannot seem to remove the tubing that I put on the siphon starter. I wanted to remove it after using it so I can clean it and sanitize it for the next time. I have tried to pull the tube off but it just won't come off.

Before I cut the tubing, do I need to remove or since it is too hard to remove it will be okay?



 
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Old 10-18-2009, 12:01 AM   #2
netjunk1e
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Hot water will make the tube softer. Try putting it over steam from a kettle, or dip it in hot water. Sometimes i also just cut it if that does not work, and you only loose a bit of tubing.

 
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Old 10-18-2009, 02:41 AM   #3
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yeah heat it up with warm water; and good luck. I snapped the siphon the 2nd time I tried removing it. You should remove it to sanitize, but take your time or spend $10 each brew

 
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