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Draining a Canon cartridge

Discussion in 'Canon InkJet Printers' started by ghwellsjr, Jun 6, 2010.

  1. Jun 3, 2014
    pearlhouse

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    Glad to hear someone else is in a hurry sometimes like I am. Other times Im just plain impatient and want to get the whole thing done while its on my mind.
     
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  2. Aug 7, 2014
    hceuterpe

    hceuterpe Getting Fingers Dirty

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    Sorry for the late reply, but since this thread is been ongong for like 4 years :)D):

    I've been flushing the cartridges with OctoInk's flush clips using distilled water, and letting them dry completely. They seem to soak up the ink perfectly fine the next time I fill. Why is it bad to let them dry completely, instead of storing the flushed cartridges with some moisture left in them?

    PS: I use distilled water since my municipal water supply is harder than granite.
     
  3. Aug 11, 2014
    gailkeys

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    Thanks for sharing this useful solution. Really liked it.
    I was looking for this information.
     
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  4. Aug 11, 2014
    ghwellsjr

    ghwellsjr Printer Master Platinum Printer Member

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    You're sure welcome.
     
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    CakeHole

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    Has anyone in the UK or europe ever ordered from @mikling of precisioncolors? Wondering about shipping costs and time to arrive from Canada.

    The stuff he sells combined with @websnail of our own equally brilliant Octoink here in the UK would probably mean i would never have to look anywhere else for anything printer related. Especially Epson and Canon related.
     
  8. Aug 29, 2014
    ThrillaMozilla

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    Why not ask him? He keeps shipping costs very low, and even from Canada it's economical to order from him. Other dealers will hit you with a high minimum order. On the minus side, mail from Canada is a bit slow.
     
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    The Hat

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    I have ordered from mikling and found it a great experience, prices were good and shipping was pretty reasonable too and not long to wait either, so very positive. :cool:
     
  10. Aug 30, 2014
    CakeHole

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    Cheers guys may give his products a try when my father gets his new printer (model still totally undecided lol) Feel its almost duty to support the members here that offer great advice and run a small business. Anyone can refill but without the likes of @websnail and @mikling we would all be doomed to random generic ink. :)
     
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