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I take a sponge and cut a 1.5 inch long and width is approximately the ID of my hose. I stuff this into my hose (wet it first) then stick it in my faucet and let the water pressure push the sponge through the hose. Do this a couple times and any little fragments that may be stuck on inside of the tube come loose. I do it right after I use it before it has ...


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If you picked up vinyl smell from fresh tubing it won't leave the mead. It may fade in time, but along with some of the other good smells in the mead too, because it will take a long time. And in a closed container that aroma isn't going anywhere.


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Nope. ID really all that matters with respect to line-length resistance and system tuning. The OD does not matter, though it does make me question what type of material the tubing is … which would also affect line-length resistance…?


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I mounted an empty, plastic speaker wire spool to the wall in my brewing closet (room under the stairs where I kept all my brewing equipment) to hang all the tubing on. I made sure to mount it high enough on the wall that I didn't have to coil the tubing around the spool. This allowed the tubing to dry well and kept off the ground and out of my way. The ...


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I mounted a garden hose tidy to the wall - it's semicircular and not too deep. I hang all the tubes from that. It allows them to drip dry and gives easy access. (It's late here, I'll post a picture during daylight.)


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It's the design that makes them different. Tri-clamp / tri-clover are the simplest design, and have been a lab and medical clamp for very long time. While they take a little skill to flip on, they are by far the best style of fitting. Cam locks are not a sanitary fitting by spec, mainly because of the moving hinge area that can come in contact with the "...


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They step down in size to help prevent overcarbonation at the end of the line. For when a keg is on a jockey box for several hours at above normal pressures. Beer flows easier and with less pushing pressure the larger the line is. The more diameter step downs to the final diameter at the tap the better. This is why you will see many jockey boxes start at ...


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Tri-Clamp fittings are the only types of fittings which are approved by 3A organization. 3-A SSI is an independent, not-for-profit corporation dedicated to advancing hygienic equipment design for the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries. The reason these fittings are approved is two-fold: Their design minimizes/eliminates the areas where harmful ...


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You could use electrical tape, it comes in different colors and it would resist washing. The color would be your code to designate its purpose and length. I have no other ideas for now, anyone else?


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Without knowing what size piping or tri-clamp you're working with, you could probably go with 1/2" pipe mounts or many of the options I found here. There's a lot of options for securing pipes to your wall — what would probably help you most is to figure out what your requirements are for securing the pipe and/or TC. Size, mobility, etc.


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Do you have an open wallspace? Perhaps you could hang the tubing in a coil (and perhaps your canes, brushes, etc as well), as one might with tools in a garage?


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I flush with hot water, initially from one end of the tubing, and then, from the other end. After doing this for three years, I have yet to detect debris in the tubing. Back in the day, before adopting this procedure, I would occasionally detect signs of mold, which would necessitate a squirt of bleach, resulting in the mold promptly disappearing. This ...


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