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Old 08-03-2009, 02:47 AM   #1
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I have several 5 gal buckets of grain - un-crushed. I do not have an accurate scale (yet).

Roughly - how much does 4 gallons of Maris weight?



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Old 08-03-2009, 04:02 AM   #2
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I was just able to fit 50 pounds of uncrushed two row into 2 five gallon homer buckets. Therefore each gallon holds about 5 pounds. So, with 4 gallons you should have about 20 pounds of Marris Otter, give or take some. Hope that helps.

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Old 08-03-2009, 07:14 AM   #3
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I have found grain to be a bit less than 1 qt per pound. I would guess 22 pounds.

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Old 08-03-2009, 12:01 PM   #4
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Digital Scales at your LHBS or even Bed/Bath and Beyond type stores are fairly inexpensive. Run out "TODAY" and pick one up. You need it!

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