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flame sterilization
    #11253330 - 10/15/09 03:44 PM (8 years, 7 months ago)

I'm not sure what to use for flame sterilization. I have a propane torch would that be sufficient or does it burn dirty?


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Re: flame sterilization [Re: zeldareaver]
    #11253333 - 10/15/09 03:45 PM (8 years, 7 months ago)

a lighter is fine..


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Re: flame sterilization [Re: zeldareaver]
    #11253334 - 10/15/09 03:45 PM (8 years, 7 months ago)

alcohol torch is best. propane torch is fine though


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Re: flame sterilization [Re: zeldareaver]
    #11253336 - 10/15/09 03:45 PM (8 years, 7 months ago)

You can use it the residue from a plain lighter is no biggie dosent harm a thing


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Re: flame sterilization [Re: zeldareaver]
    #11253450 - 10/15/09 04:01 PM (8 years, 7 months ago)

Just flick your Bic. :thumbup:


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Re: flame sterilization [Re: BrandNewbie]
    #11253618 - 10/15/09 04:26 PM (8 years, 7 months ago)



Edited by demonkinsin (10/15/09 04:26 PM)


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Re: flame sterilization [Re: BrandNewbie]
    #11253625 - 10/15/09 04:26 PM (8 years, 7 months ago)

I use a propane torch and it works perfect. Zero contamination yet.
I wipe the residue with a paper towel wet with rubbing alcohol to clean off the black residue from the needle tip (possibly an unessesary step), but I like the hiss sound the needle makes as it cools on the alcohol wipe.


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Re: flame sterilization [Re: rottypup]
    #11253633 - 10/15/09 04:28 PM (8 years, 7 months ago)

Im not a fan of touching the needle with anything after its been flamed red hot. After the needle glows red its not of any use to rub it with alcohol

I rub it with alcohol after im done all my innocs to keep it clean


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Re: flame sterilization [Re: demonkinsin]
    #11253667 - 10/15/09 04:33 PM (8 years, 7 months ago)



But yea, me too! :wink:


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Re: flame sterilization [Re: BrandNewbie]
    #11253684 - 10/15/09 04:36 PM (8 years, 7 months ago)

After I flame the needle, I cover it with a piece of alcohol soaked sponge. Then I just push the needle though the sponge on each inoculation, re-covering the needle with the sponge between shots. Works for me.


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Re: flame sterilization [Re: BrandNewbie]
    #11253992 - 10/15/09 05:16 PM (8 years, 7 months ago)

sweet i was concerned about how dirty some things burn...


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