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Old 08-05-2012, 04:06 PM   #1
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A few months ago when i was done transfering my carboy into my bottling bucket i filled it with water and oxyclean and went back to bottling. I had the carboy in my spareroom and forgot about it til about a week later and when i emptied it the oxyclean left white streaks all down the sides and I can't get it off! What can I do/use to get this off so I can use it? or am I just SOL?
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Old 08-05-2012, 04:34 PM   #2
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Acid soak and rinse. Star San/water, or even vinegar/water if that's all you have to work with...

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Old 08-06-2012, 05:55 PM   #3
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Acid soak and rinse. Star San/water, or even vinegar/water if that's all you have to work with...
Yep, this. ^^^

You must have hard water? It is a reaction between the oxyclean and the hard water. Can't remember the specifics, but I have had the same thing happen to me before I installed my water softener. Acid will remove it. Make a nice strong solution of star san and it will come right off.
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