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Old 10-28-2009, 02:40 AM   #1
Mar 2009
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I got a Carboy new, and there are a whole bunch of horrizontal lines around the carboy. My hand runs smooth across the glass. I figure if its a crack, I would feel it. So is it just imperfections?

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Old 10-28-2009, 02:48 AM   #2
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Old 10-28-2009, 04:19 AM   #3
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If cleaned with OxyClean or something similar, carboy brushes can leave lines of residue that don't rinse off in anything but a StarSan soak. I've had that happen. As a result, I OxyClean first, and then rinse with StarSan to break down the residue...

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Old 10-28-2009, 12:20 PM   #4
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All of my carboys have those lines around the neck. I've used them many times with no problems.

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