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Removing Cotton From Sac Holder?

snorkel sac holder

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#1 NathanielHarter


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Posted 07 June 2015 - 03:29


I recently got a snorkel and am going to repair it. I was cleaning out the sac holder to remove and little pieces of dried-up sac before putting a new one in. I, not really thinking about it, decided to cut 2 strips of cotton and shove them into it, instead of using a cotton swab instead. Now, the cotton is stuck in there and I can't get it out. I already stabbed myself with the nib, so I would like to ask here before screwing it up more. I considered trying to burn the cotton, but could that ruin it?

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Posted 07 June 2015 - 04:15

Fire is not a tool I would choose...

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Edited by pen2paper, 07 June 2015 - 05:33.

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Posted 07 June 2015 - 05:19

Push it out. There's a hole in the back end.


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