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Old 02-26-2012, 01:27 AM   #511
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528 - slipped out of my hand and onto the concrete floor, right as I was thinking "I need to be careful with this - first time with a mill and I really want to know the efficiency."


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Old 02-26-2012, 11:52 PM   #512
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Originally Posted by BIGCUNN60 View Post
527, smashed on the edge of kitchen sink during post clean up and sanitation of very first batched brewed
WELCOME ABOARD! (and sorry for your loss)
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Old 02-27-2012, 12:38 AM   #513
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529... I am sticking to a refractometer from now on. This will be my last post on this thread!

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Old 02-27-2012, 12:41 AM   #514
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530 - my OG was way lower than my BG . . . took me a minute to realize that the glass had cracked just ever so slightly and had let a little liquid inside.
For Science!

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Old 02-27-2012, 12:43 AM   #515
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531! Countertop kaboom!

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Old 02-27-2012, 12:53 AM   #516
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--- This will be my last post on this thread!
Famous last words...
BEER - Brew Enjoy Empty Repeat

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Old 02-27-2012, 01:00 AM   #517
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532...took og set on the counter and rolled off. Down to the LHBS tomorrow. Never broke one until reading this

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Old 03-01-2012, 04:12 AM   #518
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Lid fell off the tube and it fell out. 533.

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Old 03-01-2012, 06:57 AM   #519
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Do floating thermometers count? I broke mine because I am stupid, I had it in the wort while I was using my immersion chiller and I was stirring to distribute the heat to the IC... craaaack. In the wort. Not cool.

Also, I had a hydrometer testing cylinder that I managed to break... a while ago, I had left some beer in it, and SWMBO thought it'd be a good idea to pour it out, leaving a sticky residue that clouded up the bottom of the cylinder. I never bothered with it but today I got fed up seeing it so I poured acetone into the plastic cylinder. Every part the acetone touched basically cracked and lost all integrity, so I could crush it with barely a tap. Also, when I poured out the acetone it left a weird white residue all inside of the cylinder, which I am guessing was the degraded plastic.
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Old 03-01-2012, 04:32 PM   #520
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One more sacrifice to the beer gods.


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