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    Default Preservative rinse

    Ok..Iím rinsing my preservative out of my cdl 250 this weekend: do you guys just rinse with 300 gals permeate or rinse with
    Permeate/ soap wash/ then rinse again?
    2010 - 28 taps, homemade brick arch
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    This is what I do:
    1. Do a 5 minute rinse.
    2. Do soap wash.
    3. Do a 10 minute rinse.
    4. Change pre-filter.
    5. Run R.O. - concentrate.
    Dave Klish about 1320 taps in '15, doing fewer each year, about 450 planned for 2020 (and after?)
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    Default Preservative rinse

    Just so Iím clear... after I change the prefilter I then rinse with the remaining 200 gals of soft water... I will then be ready to run fresh sap through the RO
    2010 - 28 taps, homemade brick arch
    2011 - 421 taps, 2' x 6' homemade evaporator
    2012 - 276 taps
    2013 - 385 taps, new 2' x 6'
    2014 - 600 taps, new 7" short bank filter press

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    That should do it
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    Quote Originally Posted by butler View Post
    Just so I’m clear... after I change the prefilter I then rinse with the remaining 200 gals of soft water... I will then be ready to run fresh sap through the RO
    I would put a fresh pre-filter in just before concentrating.
    Noel Good
    1998 to 2009: 15 taps on buckets, scavenged fire pit and pans
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    2016: 85 taps 19 gallons
    2017: Purchased 2.5 acres and tubed half with 3/16. 145 taps total 49.25 gallons made
    2018: 200 taps (162 on 3/16ths 38 on buckets) New NextGen RO 63 gallons made
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