How many times do you burp the blix during the 6 mins process?

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  1. rustyair

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    I use Jobo cpe2 and having a trouble with blix leaking. How many times do you burp the blix during the 6 mins process? Thanks
     
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    I cannot help you with your question, but I would like to nominate your thread title for the APUG "Hall of Fame".:whistling:
     
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    i usually burp 3 times. I also shake my blix like crazy about 30 seconds before pouring it in.
     
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    Thanks! :smile:
     
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    Also, freshly mixed blix is much more gassy and requires more burping than used blix.
     
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    Never? I didn't realise that you needed to! Isn't that the whole reason of the membrane cap, to allow for the pressure build up?
     
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    Can I ask you why do you shake your blix?
     
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    I drilled a small hole in the center of the red cap. It's autoburping now :smile:
     
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    Great idea.