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Can’t remove cotton ball from tube


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#1 Offline sweetgrass - Posted July 21 2019 - 8:33 AM

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I’ve watched he videos of how to do this.
Tube has been soaking for 2 weeks.

I can not get the wet cotton ball out.

I don’t want to break the tube. I need it!!

I have a long steel bbq skewer that usually works. But not this time.

Help

#2 Offline AntPhycho - Posted July 21 2019 - 9:27 AM

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Get a long wooden bbq scewer. Break it in half so the fibers show. Poke the fibers into the cotton and twist, it will grab onto the cotton.


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#3 Offline SuperFrank - Posted July 21 2019 - 9:28 AM

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Drill with a long bit is what I use
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#4 Offline sweetgrass - Posted July 21 2019 - 10:18 AM

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YAYYYYY!!!

Took 2 bamboo skewers breaking each many times but I got it out.

Thank you

I was going to try the drill next
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