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Old 03-01-2005, 05:00 PM   #11
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It's not the hydrometers fault people can't read it correctly!

Janx, is right that the boilover won't affect gravity, but the amount of sugar you lost in the boil over, in conjunction with whatever you topped off the batch to (say 5 gals) will.

Make sure you follow the directions for reading the hydrometer and the offsets for temperature if you want a proper reading.

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Old 03-01-2005, 05:25 PM   #12
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Oh yeah...I forgot he's probably not doing a full wort boil. Been so long...

I find my hydrometer gives the best reading if I leave it on the shelf at my local HBS.

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Old 03-07-2005, 07:29 PM   #13
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Oh yeah...I forgot he's probably not doing a full wort boil. Been so long...

I find my hydrometer gives the best reading if I leave it on the shelf at my local HBS.

Janx, I'm glad you're here.
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