Originally Posted by chickypad
^This. Fewer times racking = less beer lost in my experience. Also check the markings on your bucket - one of mine is almost 1/2 gallon off.
Edit - I see it's not a pre-marked bucket. Still, would double check your measurements as Chad pointed out.
+1. Also, less racking means less chance of infection and oxidation.
Get a 6.5 gal like everyone says too!