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Old 10-25-2011, 11:05 PM   #1
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What do u guys use/do to clean filter sock I'm sick of having to buy so many?
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Old 10-26-2011, 12:42 AM   #2
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I either hose mine off with a high powered garden hose adaptor or I throw them in the washing machine, no soap of course...
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Will putting them in the wash get the cleaned out enough that I don't have to switch them out everyday. And when putting them in the wash do u use hot or cold water?
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I use the sanitize cycle with mine, hot hot water. I tend to have to change my socks out twice a week which isnt really a big hassle. I do get better results doing it by hand but I have so many socks sometimes it's more practical to use the washer.
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Thanks for the suggestion Carey. I tried it last night and I'm not sure how well it worked. They look allot cleaner but they still have this brown tint to it is that normal?
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yeah, unfortunately using the washing machine leaves discoloration but they should work just fine. Some people use bleach when cleaning them and then soak them in Prime afterwards but I don't have the nerve to try it LOL
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