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hukdizzle

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Whatever I do I cannot get my autosiphon to hold a seal while siphoning. Everything will start out perfectly fine until about 15-20 seconds into the siphon it starts to suck air in at the seal on the racking cane inside of the siphon tube. I have tried putting keg lube on the seal and several other things but I cannot get this thing to work, I am probably going to give up on this and build a different type of siphon.
 

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Do not store the autosiphon with the cane inside the tube. That's probably why it's going on you. Run the seal under some hot water for a minute before using to help soften it.
 
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Good tips thanks guys, I haven't been storing the cane inside the tube because I also thought it may be deforming it a bit. I never have run the seal under hot water but that does make sense.
 
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