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Old 03-03-2013, 12:06 PM   #791
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+1 = 814

Girlfriend thought she would be sweet and help me clean up....didn't realize that was on my drying rack she said


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Old 03-03-2013, 12:37 PM   #792
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+1 = 815

Dropped one bottling an IPA a few days ago.


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Old 03-03-2013, 01:32 PM   #793
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Broke my first one yesterday...

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Old 03-19-2013, 06:57 PM   #794
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Gorilla fisted mine last night while measuring the OG of my wort. Got shards of glass in my hand that the wife kindly dug out whilst laughing at me.

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Old 03-19-2013, 07:23 PM   #795
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818--first one after almost two years! Maybe a refractometer...
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Old 03-19-2013, 07:26 PM   #796
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My hydrometer read it's final gravity today. 9.8m/s^2 to 0 as it rolled off my counter.

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Old 03-19-2013, 07:31 PM   #797
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Great thread and I do not want to hijack but why not use plastic ones?
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Old 03-19-2013, 08:17 PM   #798
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i broke 2 so far. one when I first started brewing. i was so consumed with craft brew that i hit it with my spoon broke the hydrometer and the glass vial. the other was not to long ago. I sat my glass of brew on the very end of the hydrometer and it broke.

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Old 03-19-2013, 08:20 PM   #799
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Luckily I managed to get a FG reading before it snapped. Lesson learned, bought two replacements.

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Old 03-19-2013, 08:21 PM   #800
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Another one cracked...don't know when or how.

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