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Old January 25th, 2015, 03:56 PM
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Default Clouded Base

So I'm pretty good about my hookah cleaning but my base is starting to get all sorts of nasty and clouded I plan on using baking soda and vinegar but was wondering if anyone had any other suggestions?
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Old January 25th, 2015, 04:01 PM
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Coffee urn cleaner works very well.
Denture tablets (like efferdent) will do the job.
If the cloudiness comes from minerals in the water, white vinegar (no baking soda) will do the job.
Let it soak for a bit, then hit it with a bottle brush.

Another way is to put a TBSP or so of table salt into the base, put a handful of ice cubes in and swirl it around a bit (the salt acts as a mild abrasive).
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Old January 25th, 2015, 04:04 PM
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I have one base that it just wont come out of. Ive used dish soap an a brush an didnt get it all off. An it came back. My other 3 bases have no problem.
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Old January 25th, 2015, 05:27 PM
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When mu vase get really bad here is what i do.

Put a half a cup of (un-poped) unsalted unbuttered plain popcorn (from the jar), a small dab of dish-washing liquid, a big ole splash of salt and a bit of hot hot water.
SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE

SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE

the popcorn bits scrub the vase the same way the expensive beads would do.
Then wash it out with some baking soda and vinigar/lemon juice if you feel that is necessary.
Dont for get to windex the outside, get all them fingerprints off
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Old January 25th, 2015, 05:31 PM
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When mu vase get really bad here is what i do.

Put a half a cup of (un-poped) unsalted unbuttered plain popcorn (from the jar), a small dab of dish-washing liquid, a big ole splash of salt and a bit of hot hot water.
SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE

SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE SHAKE

the popcorn bits scrub the vase the same way the expensive beads would do.
Then wash it out with some baking soda and vinigar/lemon juice if you feel that is necessary.
Dont for get to windex the outside, get all them fingerprints off
Sounds like the makings of an epic demo vid- could even rival the decapitation scene (okay, maybe not quite that epic, but up there...)
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Sounds like the makings of an epic demo vid-
*thinks about Marina cosplay*
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Coffee urn cleaner works very well.
Denture tablets (like efferdent) will do the job.
If the cloudiness comes from minerals in the water, white vinegar (no baking soda) will do the job.
Let it soak for a bit, then hit it with a bottle brush.

Another way is to put a TBSP or so of table salt into the base, put a handful of ice cubes in and swirl it around a bit (the salt acts as a mild abrasive).
^^^^ exactly so
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Old January 25th, 2015, 06:16 PM
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well seeing as my list of cleaning supplies is water soap salt and ice cubes I'll give the ice method a shot
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Old January 25th, 2015, 06:19 PM
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Oxyclean works wonders. I have a base that my ex left water in and it got nasty as hell, scoop of Oxyclean and boom! instant clean.
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I've pulled off a few minor miracles with Oxyclean. Good stuff.
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Didnt work on my reputation.
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Didnt work on my reputation.
You put the Oxyclean in your moonshine! Of course it didn't help!
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Didnt help me liver eather.
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the glass and ice cubes did good enough for my standards
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