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I want to hear what everyone does to prep a new rad. Everyone has different techniques and how long they run water or vinegar through it.
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I just use hot distilled water with a quarter cup of vinegar. Shack vigorously for a few minutes, then continue the process with plain distilled water for a few more rinses. You should take the time to dunk it in the sink before and check for any air bubbles which would indicate a leak.
    
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I'm planning to just let a tap water flow though it for 15 mins or so, then flush it with distilled and mount it up. The tap water flow rate should be a lot higher than what my pump will be able to achieve so if 15 min of tap water aint got it loose it aint getting loose I would assume.
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post #4 of 6
Im gonna fill mine up with hot water plug it with tube connecting each end and shake shake shake.
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Shake with 50/50 water/vinegar here as well, drain into white bowl and when clean rinse with distilled.
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50/50 hot water/vinegar and then shake like crazy. then hot water and shake like crazy, and then rinse with distilled
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