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Re: Re: [IP] Paradigm Resevior



Kelly,

We refill the reservoir at least once before we change to a new one.  I just save the plunger and the cap so we can refill again.  I know several people who refill their reservoir every other day or so.  YMMV, of course!
> 
> From: "Alderson Arts" <email @ redacted>
> Date: 2002/10/28 Mon AM 07:17:59 CST
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IP] Paradigm Resevior
> 
> Hi Kelly,
>     Yes you can retain the parts that normally get tossed after refilling a
> reservoir for the Paradigm and refill it again. The Paradigm reservoirs are
> plastic. Are the ones you are using now plastic? The reason I am asking is
> that the lube inside the reservoir that the rubber O-rings slide on is
> fresh, so to speak, with a new reservoir. The only problem that I have ever
> heard of refilling a reservoir is occlusion alarms because pumps can't push
> the plunger on a reservoir sometimes after it has been refilled. This is not
> unique to the Paradigm either.
>     I haven't tried refilling a reservoir yet because fortunately my
> supplies are covered 100% by my insurance. If I had to fork out cash I would
> be refilling and taking my chances no matter what the pump manufacturer
> said.
> 
> Cody S. Alderson
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> >. . . Can I not refill the Paradigm reservior in the same >manner? . . .
> > Kelly
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Sean, pump mom of Jake, 9, dx 07/01, pumping since 01/02
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