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Old 11-20-2012, 01:32 AM   #31
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Just read this whole thread and LoL, dude, pick up a cheap bottle brush, grab a 5 gal bucket and mix up some OXY. Toss a bunch of bottles in , grab your brush and give a quick twist, rinse and dry........then go enjoy a beer.

In the amount of time you soaked and rinsed and ya d a ya da, you're all done

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Old 11-20-2012, 10:43 AM   #32
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I just wanted to clarify when people say oxifree they mean oxiclean free, the one with no extra perfumes or other crap.
When I bottle I look through the bottles into the light. If there's crud in the bottles I pour some oxiclean into them and let them sit for 10 minutes or so and rinse them thoroughly with hot water. When that's done they're always nice and clean inside. Then I spray the whole batch inside and around lip with starsan in a spray bottle.

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Old 11-20-2012, 12:41 PM   #33
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Originally Posted by boscobeans View Post
If you have to use the bottle and it is gunked up pretty bad do the oxy soak. If there is still some stuck in there and you MUST use the bottle and have no brush, just dump in a tablespoonful or two of uncooked rice, a few ounces of water and shake.

If that doesn't scrub it clean, TOSS IT..

This works great, albeit I used popcorn kernels/seed (yes, unpopped) and PBW solution. Worked way better than using the bottle brush I have.
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Old 11-20-2012, 01:52 PM   #34
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I prefer PBW to oxyclean,it's easier to rinse off insomuch as itwon't build up on surfaces over hours of soaking. My 2c worth...
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