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Okay I've seen it stated that a drop or two of blue dawn dish soap in your WC system can be beneficial. Does it have to be dawn or will any dish soap work? antibacterial would be a plus as well right?
No its Dawn. Because Dawn has a degreaser that will tear up any oily substance such as Mold and mildew. I have been using Dawn and water as a glass cleaner for the last 10 years. Super Cheap and super Good. For Glass Cleaner or Acrylic window(that won't etch your Plastic) cleaner use one teaspoon of dawn to a full water spray bottle. you want a barely visual blue color to it.
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I finally got to do this and it scared the crap out of me how quickly it worked.
I started leak testing the loop after it was filled and my pump was very loud from all the air inside it. Got one drop (and I think a smaller one) in the res and BAM, the pump goes dead silent. lol Thought I effed something up until i saw the tubes clearing up.
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Well you learn something new everyday. Who would have thought that one the most infamous bubble producing substances is great for getting rid of bubbles in your WC loop? Goes to show...trolling OCN does have some point....
    
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post #14 of 25
I always used 2 drops but stopped using soap about 4 months ago.
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I always used 2 drops but stopped using soap about 4 months ago.
Why?
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I am wonder why you drop a soap in wc loop? for clean or get temp's improvement result? I am learning Wc stuffs and tips. I have the real LC loops, which will install my rig, soon.
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I am wonder why you drop a soap in wc loop? for clean or get temp's improvement result? I am learning Wc stuffs and tips. I have the real LC loops, which will install my rig, soon.
Well as the firs few posts state the Liquid Soap eases surface tension and helps to get rig of bubbles faster.
It should help with bleeding as well.
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Why?
A really nasty FUBARd water loop left me scared of using dye and soap, even tho I don't know if the soap aided in the gunk build up. I chose to not use soap after that.
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A really nasty FUBARd water loop left me scared of using dye and soap, even tho I don't know if the soap aided in the gunk build up. I chose to not use soap after that.
I doubt the soap had anything to do with it. I cleaned up some dye from a couple tubes earlier. I've read that it can get stuck everywhere and become a nuisance.
But I'm hard headed and wanna give it a try.
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post #20 of 25
Kicking this back up because of the good info! Amazing that a bubble-producing agent can help get rid of them!
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