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drying out tubing
« on: January 12, 2014, 02:01:11 PM »
Does anyone have a tip on fully drying out plastic tubing? Mine always seem to stay wet for a long time and eventually just leave water spots.

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Re: drying out tubing
« Reply #1 on: January 12, 2014, 02:13:50 PM »
Does anyone have a tip on fully drying out plastic tubing? Mine always seem to stay wet for a long time and eventually just leave water spots.

I take then outside and gold one end while I twirl the tube around my has as far as I can. gets most of it out. Others use air compressor. Also figure out how to hang them to store.
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Re: drying out tubing
« Reply #2 on: January 12, 2014, 02:33:51 PM »
Hanging uncoiled works for me.

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Re: drying out tubing
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2014, 02:40:23 PM »
if you gold one end it must be a pretty expensive hose ;)

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Re: drying out tubing
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2014, 03:09:01 PM »
if you gold one end it must be a pretty expensive hose ;)

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Re: drying out tubing
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2014, 06:03:06 PM »
I just hang them on the corner of some shelves.  There happens to be a drain in the basement floor directly below.
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Re: drying out tubing
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2014, 06:05:24 PM »
I make sure to rinse it in soft water and then StarSan. Seems to keep the spots away, even if I just let it drip dry.

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Re: drying out tubing
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2014, 06:25:57 PM »
I hang mine as well to store.
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Re: drying out tubing
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2014, 08:12:20 PM »
I practice my whip techniques.
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Re: drying out tubing
« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2014, 08:13:11 PM »
I practice my whip techniques.
Do you wear a planting pot on your head and yell "You must whip it!"?
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Re: drying out tubing
« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2014, 08:20:32 PM »
I practice my whip techniques.
Do you wear a planting pot on your head and yell "You must whip it!"?

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Re: drying out tubing
« Reply #11 on: January 13, 2014, 12:28:01 AM »
I blast air through mine with a scuba tank.

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Re: drying out tubing
« Reply #12 on: January 13, 2014, 04:27:15 AM »
Has anyone tried CaCl?

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Re: drying out tubing
« Reply #13 on: January 13, 2014, 08:41:30 AM »
I practice my whip techniques.
Do you wear a planting pot on your head and yell "You must whip it!"?

Of course. Then my wife yells back, "Whip it good!"
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Re: drying out tubing
« Reply #14 on: January 13, 2014, 09:50:14 AM »
Rinse extremely well immediately after use. Then whip and hang...
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