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Old 02-07-2008, 05:39 PM   #1
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Hi all,

The directions for my siphon say that you only need to pump it two or three times, but I used it yesterday to fill up my test tube and I had to continuously pump. Can someone please tell me the best way to use one since the directions are hard to follow.

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Old 02-07-2008, 05:43 PM   #2
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Was the hose end that you were using to fill your tube lower than the end of the cane?

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Old 02-07-2008, 05:44 PM   #3
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You need to keep that part you are pumping OUT of HIGHER than the part you are pumping IN to.

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