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Yay. After only using clear Primoflex for 20 days, I am already seeing clouding. The tubing in the middle is unused just to show the contrast. I have used pure DI water with a kill coil. What do I do? Did I just get a bad batch from Performance PC's? Also, just a quick question, would they ship me the same amount again if I were to show them this? ?Just wondering. I have bought some Mayhems Dye and do not want to use it on this tubing. Should I buy some of the same tubing from my local Micro Center? Thanks for the help everyone!
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I too have this issue, primoflex 7/16" clear tubing; bought on 4/6, installed the weekend after, ran less than 30 days. Loop is distilled water and IandK silver kill coil within my reservoir. cleaned all parts thoroughly with distilled water and tried very hard not to touch anything that would b exposed to water. water in the reservoir and cpu block is CLEAR as day. i emailed performance PC and they ran me through the general questions; no dye, no additives, no mixed metals, etc. I emailed primoflex also, awaiting a reply.
Edited by dtrunk - 5/10/12 at 11:04pm
    
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Sweet, someone in the exact same boat as me. Let me know if you have any updates. I'll be emailing them too!
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Sweet, someone in the exact same boat as me. Let me know if you have any updates. I'll be emailing them too!

I had the same issue with the clear tubing, emailed them, and they told me it was my loop basically.
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I had the same issue with the clear tubing, emailed them, and they told me it was my loop basically.

Of course they did. Few companies will accept blame if there is any doubt at all as to the exact issue. Far better for the bottom line to blame it on something else and not lose any money. If we all just refused to put up with such crap their long term bottom line would suffer, and maybe they would learn a lesson. Unfortunately, we tend to stick our heads in the sand, convince ourselves that it won't happen to us, and continue to buy.

Not me. Primochill is of my acceptable vendor's list and I heartily recommend others do the same.
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Stop trashing the tubing companies until you can prove that it's the tube's fault, not something else's.
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I have a question about the clouding... did you wash your tubing before using it? Can it help?

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I have a question about the clouding... did you wash your tubing before using it? Can it help?
Lee

The best thing is to flush your radiator(s) with vinegar then distilled water, not necessarily your tubing.
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I will clean everything when I will order a new pump/reservoir/tubing... I'm waiting for an answers on an other thread. I really don't want to waste my precious money tongue.gif

I will do the tubing, maybe not with 1/4 or 1/3 vinegar but like 1/10, just to say I have put other thing than distilled water. I will see if I can see a difference... but my tubing will be black :S! I will maybe loop my old pump/res combo with a tube and try. If I clean every thing and my tubing do get cloudy like they have do after 5 day I will claim it is the tubing.

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I had issues too with Primochill Clear tubing. After about two months, the tubing was yellowish-green. All I ran was distilled water with a silver Killcoil. I am not sweating the color change. I just changed it out with some Primochill UV Blue tubing. Even if this tubing discolors, I won't be able to tell. As long as the water stays clear, I'm good.
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