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Old 02/08/2012, 09:02 AM   #1
ChadO
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Precipitate on new PH probe out of the box...

I just received my a bunch of my Apex pieces yesterday, and when I was opening up and inspecting everything, I found my PH probe was covered in white precipitate. Is this normal and anything to be concerned about, or should I return it for a replacement? Picture here below:

http://www.oftedalfamily.com/Hobbies...9196&k=SnkppmR

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Old 02/08/2012, 09:17 AM   #2
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I can't view the pic, but I suspect it is just the solution used to keep the tip hydrated.

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Old 02/08/2012, 09:24 AM   #3
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Yeah, that is what I was guessing as well. It is a white, cloudy looking crystalization that goes all around the probe in a band - right around where the cover stops on the probe, and then up the probe a little ways.

This sounds OK then? Just go ahead and rinse it off and we should be fine? That was kind of my thought, but I figured I should check before using.

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Old 02/08/2012, 09:39 AM   #4
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It should be OK, assuming the tip did not dry out. Only way to know is to try it.

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