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Re: Disassembling cobra taps for cleaning?
« Reply #15 on: October 25, 2011, 03:56:07 PM »
I don't always clean them as often as I should, but when I do, I pull the inner silicone bung off just to make sure to get into all of the nooks and crevices.  They get ugly looking.
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Re: Disassembling cobra taps for cleaning?
« Reply #16 on: October 25, 2011, 04:57:50 PM »
I don't always clean them as often as I should, but when I do, I pull the inner silicone bung off just to make sure to get into all of the nooks and crevices.  They get ugly looking.

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Re: Disassembling cobra taps for cleaning?
« Reply #17 on: October 25, 2011, 07:07:33 PM »
Well that's not very encouraging.  I run oxiclean through the lines after a keg kicks, let it sit for a bit, then rinse with water.  Then run Starsan through.  So my lines are probably gunked up then...

Maybe...that's more than I used to do.  You might want to go ahead and break them down to see what they look like.
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Re: Disassembling cobra taps for cleaning?
« Reply #18 on: October 25, 2011, 10:58:39 PM »
I run boiling water with oxyclean through mine. While the tubing remains stained the the crud is dissolved away. Sigh. Will have to open up the taps again. See what's in there...

If I do then why not get some new tubing while I'm at it? Mine is over 4 years old. ;)
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