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I would really like it if it turned out my experience with Primochill turned out to be a series of bad luck, however, right now, it leaves me feeling that they have poor customer relations. I like the look of their tubing and how flexible it was (when it was new). Overall, they were just too quick to dismiss my observations out of hand and far too defensive. The old adage "Methinks he doth protest too much" comes to mind.
And, just to be clear, my tubing is blue, not clear. I may have put more PT Nuke in than I did with my Clearflex, and that may be part or all of the problem. I have tried to keep an open mind, but, as I stated, they were just too quick to rule out their tubing as being even partly responsible.
There is only one way we can protest lack of customer satisfaction, with our wallets, and that is what I choose to do.
As the ads say, your results may differ.

Don't you find it a little strange that Primochill stopped advertising Plasticizer Free? Now it's, "your results may very." All of these plasticizer problems start happening at a time when our economy is weak, Primochill hopes this is swept under the rug. I got news for them, I will not be purchasing anything from them ever again!

Nope. Not in the least bit. It's only smart business to roll with the punches and remove a statement that may or may not be true. If it is, then what are they saying about their customers. If it's not true 100% of the time they leave themselves open to litigation. I don't find the move strange at all.

As far as not purchasing anything PrimoChill ever again, that's your prerogative. But that's a slippery slope in this game. Other companies just aren't saying anything one way or the other at all. And they ALL of them seem to suffer from this problem. Including Tygon. The more you narrow your choices for tubing the less you'll have to turn to along the replacement line. 2cents.gif

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I would really like it if it turned out my experience with Primochill turned out to be a series of bad luck, however, right now, it leaves me feeling that they have poor customer relations. I like the look of their tubing and how flexible it was (when it was new). Overall, they were just too quick to dismiss my observations out of hand and far too defensive. The old adage "Methinks he doth protest too much" comes to mind.
And, just to be clear, my tubing is blue, not clear. I may have put more PT Nuke in than I did with my Clearflex, and that may be part or all of the problem. I have tried to keep an open mind, but, as I stated, they were just too quick to rule out their tubing as being even partly responsible.
There is only one way we can protest lack of customer satisfaction, with our wallets, and that is what I choose to do.
As the ads say, your results may differ.

I already stated that most biocides even 1 drop will destroy the tubing .I did multiple tests with this.
   
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I already stated that most biocides even 1 drop will destroy the tubing .I did multiple tests with this.

This is good to know, so I don't have to buy any biocide. All I'm going to get now is a killcoil. thumb.gif
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I already stated that most biocides even 1 drop will destroy the tubing .I did multiple tests with this.

Maybe, maybe not. Biocide is same bottle I have been using all along. As I have already admitted, I may have precipitated my own problems by adding too much. That being said, your statement does not explain the issue I am experiencing unless something has changed with tubing since my last purchase, which was, admittedly, several years ago.
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One month of use. The layer is very chalky in texture and easily wipes off.

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One month of use. The layer is very chalky in texture and easily wipes off.
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Is that brand PrimoChill tubing? This problem is happening to all brand radiators new and old, something must have changed in the manufacturing of these tubing! Are their any manufacturers that claim plasticizer free?
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.......something must have changed in the manufacturing of these tubing!
Maybe they moved the production to China. In order to increase profits the chinese will change the formula ever so slightly, little by little, hoping the buyer (Primochill) won't notice. Finally they will notice.
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I already stated that most biocides even 1 drop will destroy the tubing .I did multiple tests with this.

I'm thinking of switching from Feser One Green and Tygon 3603 to Tygon R6012 Norprene tubing. Is that going to get destroyed by distilled water plus a couple of drops of Pulse Modding BioClear PT ?

How exactly do biocides destroy the tubing, are we talking clouding, leaching, deforming?
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Are their any manufacturers that claim plasticizer free?

Yes, Tygon 2001 tubing is plasticizer free.
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Yes, Tygon 2001 tubing is plasticizer free.

I wonder if anyone has seen a post of this Norprene tubing lately, it would be interesting to see if there is any issues with this tubing as well. Then if there is leeching even on this tubing the problem might be elsewhere.
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