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Old 12-10-2010, 10:04 AM   #11
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Old 12-10-2010, 11:01 AM   #12
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The Thief by Fermtech is by far the easiest tool to use.

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Old 12-10-2010, 11:27 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by bullinachinashop View Post
The Thief by Fermtech is by far the easiest tool to use.
That's subjective, a matter of personal experience and opinion. I started with a theif, and put the hydrometer right in it after drawing a sample. But I just had a hard time reading it in there. Usually there was too much foam on the top line.

I seem to get less foam when drawing with my baster.

And to transfer to a sample jar was a pain too. Plus I got more dribble sit seams from my winetheif then my turkey baster. That's why I switched.

It's all part of the brewing process, finding what works for YOU. And usually that comes from trial and error.
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Old 12-10-2010, 01:51 PM   #14
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Hope that helped?

Originally Posted by hudsonj6 View Post
you just blew my mind
I know how I'm checking the gravity next time
i got beer in the keg thats what matters!
OH and dont forget ..SWMBO = She Who Must Be Obeyed, i.e. wife for me..

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