My syphon is being attacked!!!

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My syphon is being attacked!!!

Post by gibbiem » Fri Oct 17, 2014 1:52 pm

Hard to see I know, but it's like a growth spreading out from a centre point. Soaked in oxy over night but it's still there slightly, another soak maybe?? Image

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Re: My syphon is being attacked!!!

Post by 6470zzy » Fri Oct 17, 2014 2:21 pm

gibbiem wrote: another soak maybe??
As cheap as syphons are........... just get a new one, why risk it.
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Re: My syphon is being attacked!!!

Post by Dads_Ale » Fri Oct 17, 2014 2:30 pm

I'm with 647ozzy. Not worth the risk at a vulnerable stage.

Tubing is difficult to dry completely. I soak in VWP after and before use with plenty of rinsing in cold water. Have also got some stars san so will be using that in addition to the above in future.

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Re: My syphon is being attacked!!!

Post by gibbiem » Fri Oct 17, 2014 6:15 pm

It's a proper auto syphon. Surely you can just buy the tube though?

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Re: My syphon is being attacked!!!

Post by Dads_Ale » Fri Oct 17, 2014 6:54 pm

gibbiem wrote:It's a proper auto syphon. Surely you can just buy the tube though?
Sure most Home brew shops sell lengths of hose.

Replace the hose and give the rest a good sterilise and clean

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Re: My syphon is being attacked!!!

Post by gibbiem » Fri Oct 17, 2014 7:06 pm

Sound. Cheers

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Re: My syphon is being attacked!!!

Post by TC2642 » Fri Oct 17, 2014 7:59 pm

Bleach solution will kill 99% of germs, sodium Met will I've had my syphon's over six years and no infection.

But getting a new one now and then doesn't hurt.
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Re: My syphon is being attacked!!!

Post by poolking » Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:33 pm

After use clean, sanitise and throw it in the freezer, nothing nasty will grow in it.

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Re: My syphon is being attacked!!!

Post by NobbyIPA » Fri Oct 24, 2014 1:33 pm

replace after 4 or 5 uses i do it's pretty cheap

£6.70 for 8 metres

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/151213580755? ... EBIDX%3AIT

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