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Old 09-13-2011, 04:00 AM   #1
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Looking for recommendations for a well rounded pH meter, features maintainability/calibration, price etc. Tired of the pH strips but don't know where to start with looking for a meter.

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I'd go with the 2". You can always stir the wort with a sanitized spoon if your worried about hot/cold spots. You will be hitting the 6+" with everything...ask Ron Jeremy!
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Old 09-13-2011, 04:26 AM   #2
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Don't make the mistake I made a buy a pH meter that only goes into the tenths. Considering the tight pH ranges that we have to deal with in mash tuns, I feel pretty limited by that factor. And it's not completely waterproof, which also seems ridiculous. But I only paid 28 bucks for it and it's really helpful for making sure my Star San is still in operating range (below 3.5).


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I got this one. I've only used it once though. No problems so far.

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I got this one. I've only used it once though. No problems so far.

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Thanks for the suggestion, I'll take a look. I realized after a few brews that I need a more precise means of measuring pH since my tap water is 7.8 and I have to dilute with distilled/RO to adjust mineral content and using the strips to test sucks for accuracy!
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