Originally Posted by bingotem
You could put it in some distilled water and see if you get around 1.000.
I pointed this out in another thread and I got jumped on. I mean for folks that spend thousands of dollars coming up with a thousand contraptions to accomplish the same thing that a simple infusion can do, for them to jump on my butt for even suggesting using 2 cents of distilled water for verifying a hydrometer - it was like I committed a felony or something.
Use distilled water as the previous poster pointed out.