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Old March 5, 2010, 04:07 PM
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It dehydrates the acrylic, causing it crack
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Old March 7, 2010, 10:36 AM
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I've found that Feser One dyes gunk up your look if you keep it longer than a year. I had that in my old loop and i had to clean out everything and brush it down.

I currently use PT_Nuke PHN and Distilled water I bought from a local water shop. They claim it to be 99.9% distilled, which is basically hydrogen + oxygen, with no additives. I drain my loop every 6 months and wash it out with diluted vinegar every *other* 6 months.

I've taken apart my loop, and have found it to have minimal to no gunk.
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Old March 8, 2010, 01:33 AM
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True Silver? Yes. Shining Silver? no
Good. I had bought a couple BP True silver barbs so, no need for silver wire now.

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I've found that Feser One dyes gunk up your look if you keep it longer than a year.
That is why it is recommended to maintain your loop every 9-12 months.
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Old March 8, 2010, 10:54 AM
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I know distilled water is dirt cheap, but demineralized water will do the same job if you can't find some. After 1 or 2 weeks, every loop out there will become conductive anyway with ions circulating in higher quantities after a while. So no need to get obsessed with finding distilled water absolutely. :)
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Do highlighters affect the water at all? say you have distilled water + PT Nuke, then add a colouring agent, does that negate anything from the mixture?
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