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post #491 of 3087
Sorry I don't have any pics.
But I just swapped out my Black promochill LRT tubing and cut a few ends off so I could see if I had any leaching going on. I found nothing inside the tubing I cut open, it was as clean as the day I put it in.
Provided this was only after 2 - 3 months of constant use I was surprised.

Running steam distilled water and Silver Kill Coil, no additives
post #492 of 3087
I want to go back to clear frown.gif

Anyone have any luck with MasterKleer tube?!?!?!?!?!?!?!
post #493 of 3087
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I want to go back to clear frown.gif
Anyone have any luck with MasterKleer tube?!?!?!?!?!?!?!

3 people in the database have tried it without a problem, but for some reason I'm inclined to say that it's not great tubing.

No one's had any problems with the Tygon Beverage tubing to the best of my knowledge.
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3 people in the database have tried it without a problem, but for some reason I'm inclined to say that it's not great tubing.
No one's had any problems with the Tygon Beverage tubing to the best of my knowledge.

Thanks Jack. I did hear someone say the Tygon Beverage turned yellow after they put it in their loop. Let me find the link...
post #495 of 3087
Well I've been up and running 24/7 for over a month now with no clouding clear Promochill LRT. Same stuff I had on the test setup that is still clear too. Now time to figure out why my Blood Red keeps getting darker, looks like grape purple now.
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post #496 of 3087
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Well I've been up and running 24/7 for over a month now with no clouding clear Promochill LRT. Same stuff I had on the test setup that is still clear too. Now time to figure out why my Blood Red keeps getting darker, looks like grape purple now.

Nice thumb.gif

I've been hearing ppl talking about doing a thorough rinse using a vinegar and distilled solution. I'm going to give it a try and then use the cheap Watts tube from HD.
Edited by wermad - 4/7/12 at 10:38pm
post #497 of 3087
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Well I've been up and running 24/7 for over a month now with no clouding clear Promochill LRT. Same stuff I had on the test setup that is still clear too. Now time to figure out why my Blood Red keeps getting darker, looks like grape purple now.

Nice thumb.gif

I've been hearing ppl talking about doing a thorough rinse using a vinegar and distilled solution. I'm going to give it a try and then use the cheap Watts tube from HD.

Well my rad was wet when I got it. I just guessed they did a leak test, but they could have rinsed it too. I tape some tubing to my sink and run hot water through it for about 20-30 mins. The dump it through a white paper towel or coffee filter to look for any particles or discoloration. I did have to run it about 5-10 more mins because of discoloration. Then a couple rinses with distilled water.

I just thought of something about the people saying that they are using rads for awhile saying it couldn't be flux. The flux is going to stay in your loop no matter how long you run it. Flux needs to be warm to flow, so if you drain your loop and it's not hot, then it stays in your loop. This is why it's sticking to our tubes. I'm not saying this is everyone's problem, as I think we are dealing with more than one cause.
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post #498 of 3087
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Well my rad was wet when I got it. I just guessed they did a leak test, but they could have rinsed it too. I tape some tubing to my sink and run hot water through it for about 20-30 mins. The dump it through a white paper towel or coffee filter to look for any particles or discoloration. I did have to run it about 5-10 more mins because of discoloration. Then a couple rinses with distilled water.
I just thought of something about the people saying that they are using rads for awhile saying it couldn't be flux. The flux is going to stay in your loop no matter how long you run it. Flux needs to be warm to flow, so if you drain your loop and it's not hot, then it stays in your loop. This is why it's sticking to our tubes. I'm not saying this is everyone's problem, as I think we are dealing with more than one cause.

With that note, it makes me wonder. my tygon tubing didnt cloud bad but my watt's from HomeDepot did.
The 120MM Dangerden Black Ice exterme GTX I have has some thing in it you can hear when you shake it.
Needless to say it is no longer a part of my loop, so curious to see if my new Primochill tubing even clouds up at all.
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Well my rad was wet when I got it. I just guessed they did a leak test, but they could have rinsed it too. I tape some tubing to my sink and run hot water through it for about 20-30 mins. The dump it through a white paper towel or coffee filter to look for any particles or discoloration. I did have to run it about 5-10 more mins because of discoloration. Then a couple rinses with distilled water.
I just thought of something about the people saying that they are using rads for awhile saying it couldn't be flux. The flux is going to stay in your loop no matter how long you run it. Flux needs to be warm to flow, so if you drain your loop and it's not hot, then it stays in your loop. This is why it's sticking to our tubes. I'm not saying this is everyone's problem, as I think we are dealing with more than one cause.

With that note, it makes me wonder. my tygon tubing didnt cloud bad but my watt's from HomeDepot did.
The 120MM Dangerden Black Ice exterme GTX I have has some thing in it you can hear when you shake it.
Needless to say it is no longer a part of my loop, so curious to see if my new Primochill tubing even clouds up at all.

If it is flux sticking to your tubing, maybe its the smoothness of the tubing.
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post #500 of 3087
Hello, I was wondering if anyone has ever found any solution to this problem?

My tubing Primochill LRT Clear is showing the same symptom, cloudy on the inside and it appears to be a chalk like substance..

I previously used Tygon 3603 which was pretty bad also.. I have 2 loops, both running distilled + silver coil, one with red mayhem's dye and the other blue mayhem's dye..

Its not affecting my temperatures or flow in anyway, monitoring via Aquaero + AIDA64, if the problem is just a limit of what these tubes can handle and they all look this way in one time sooner or later, I'll probably just go with blue / red tubings next, but I do prefer to use my dyes..
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