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Old 09-30-2012, 03:35 PM   #651
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HAT TRICK!!!

674, 675, 676

I just started brewing a few months ago. I broke 3 in just 4 batches. I haven't even bottled batches 3 and 4 yet.

Just ordered a refractometer.



 
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Old 09-30-2012, 08:53 PM   #652
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Three have met there doom at my hand...679



 
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Old 09-30-2012, 10:34 PM   #653
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Three so far for me. I buy two at a time now. 682
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Old 09-30-2012, 10:59 PM   #654
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Ding.... Tinkle... Crunch. 683. Fortunately it was pre-boil.

 
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Old 10-05-2012, 03:29 AM   #655
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i guess that means i have #684?

had it for 8 months. it was floating in the star san bucket, i pulled it out and shook it off... a little too violently, i suppose, ended up tapping the side of the star san bucket and cracked it. luckily i received my refractometer just last week. i was hoping to do a few side-by-side readings to compare numbers between the two instruments. seems silly to buy another hydrometer now, but i'd really like to know how the new tool compares to the old...
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:24 AM   #656
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Me zero, #684

My buddy broke his this week, #685

He snapped the top off with a quick shake, clean break just above the chart. Now it reads 15 points higher than mine.

What caused that? Less glass weight? No longer sealed...?

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Old 10-15-2012, 05:02 PM   #657
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Just got a new one from Williams. When I went to take it out of the tube, shattered on the floor, so #686. Good thing I still have a spare.

 
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Old 10-18-2012, 03:41 PM   #658
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#687

While cleaning my kitchen, I knocked my hydrometer test tube with hydrometer inside.

Wood floor 1, hydrometer 0

 
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Old 10-18-2012, 03:41 PM   #659
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#687

While cleaning my kitchen, I knocked my hydrometer test tube with hydrometer inside.

Wood floor 1, hydrometer 0

Edit: Not sure why the double post, also not sure why the 'Edit/Delete Message' button doesn't let me delete message

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Old 10-25-2012, 10:26 AM   #660
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Quote:
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HAT TRICK!!!

674, 675, 676

I just started brewing a few months ago. I broke 3 in just 4 batches. I haven't even bottled batches 3 and 4 yet.

Just ordered a refractometer.
some bad luck dude...... just remember to adjust for alcohol when you read post ferment.


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