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    Re: Removal of flux odor in new pipes

    Brilliant, Fencepost. And I think I can pull it off as well! Much thanks, tuskman
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    Re: Removal of flux odor in new pipes

    I wanted to heat the water-filled pipes to dissolve the flux not the solder, since, as you pointed out, solder will not approach melting in this case while flux hopefully will.
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    Re: Removal of flux odor in new pipes

    Thanks for the suggestion, but a week after installation, the odor persists. I think that I may need to take more drastic measures like heating joints to liquify the remaining solder will the water...
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    Removal of flux odor in new pipes

    Is there any good way of removing flux odor from tap water? I recently ran a new water line to my kitchen and noticed the odor. It takes a minute of running the tap until it is gone. Flux used was...
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