soaking up water in pipes

Old 12-27-09, 11:07 AM
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soaking up water in pipes

Is is small amounts of bread you can put in pipes to help soak up the water so you can get it brazed?.My problem is a pipe going from the hot side out.Ireally need this anwer asap.thanks
Old 12-27-09, 03:02 PM
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What you should do first is to try to lean the pipe down to get the most water out, sometimes you can angle the pipe enough where you don't need bread.

If you have to use bread don't use anything but white bread and don't put any crusts in the line, use the least amount you can. Make sure you get it all flushed out when you're done.
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Have used bread many times...has always worked.
Old 12-29-09, 10:40 AM
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Yeah, white bread only, none of that organic, mutli-grain stuff - while it's great for eating, the chunks of stuff in it can cause clogs. This is a job for Wonder bread.

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