I would suggest you still have air in the master. You shouldn't be getting any bubbles, hence the reason for bench bleeding. You can still bleed your brakes as normal, but it will take longer, and you will use a bunch more fluid. But that may be more desirable than removing the master and starting over? It's all learning curve, Brother. Keep at it...
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