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Old 01-24-2013, 07:54 AM   #741
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758

Accidentally set my full fermenter on top of mine; turns out the glass is fragile. Who knew?


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Old 01-24-2013, 05:23 PM   #742
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759

Didn't even break this one. My brother took it out of the cabinet to get something out, show how it slide out of its tube. Gunna have to make a trip to the LHBS to buy another....


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Old 01-24-2013, 05:26 PM   #743
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I didn't realize there was a thread on this one.

Count is now 760...damn thing rolled off the table while I was brewing. (I bought two more)
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Old 01-24-2013, 05:34 PM   #744
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761

I stepped on mine. Don't ask me what it was doing in the middle of the floor. I still have no idea.
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Old 01-24-2013, 05:35 PM   #745
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762, dropped it on the floor on a brew day... luckily i had a backup

 
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Old 01-26-2013, 03:14 PM   #746
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+1 however many that is 763. I was being so careful too. Cleaning up, washing stuff after pitching, etc. Very carefully put the clean hydrometer on a towel to dry, continued to wash and leaned a plate up against the pot I had there draining........and it teetered and fell over........on the hydrometer. Sigh.
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Old 01-26-2013, 03:57 PM   #747
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Bdogg View Post
Mine rolled off the counter and fell onto the lino floor the other day but survived
That is one reason not to upgrade to tile.
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:34 PM   #748
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This is awesome. I just found this thread. If I only knew about this since the beginning. I've lost count, and finally gave up and got a refractometer. But I know I broke 2 last year. So +2 for last year, 765.
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Old 01-28-2013, 03:49 PM   #749
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getting a $30 refractometer off of ebay was one of the better brewing purchases i've made in the last year. some things like a chiller and temp control will improve the quality of your beer, and folks should probably invest in those first. a refract falls into the "makes life easier" category. i can't imagine brewing without one now.
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:08 AM   #750
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766. Slipped out of my hand after bottling a batch of apfelwein.


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