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Old 11-16-2011, 02:26 AM   #1
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Ok I just took my OG and it was 1.30 at 77F can some one help me convert this or explain it to me please?


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Old 11-16-2011, 02:37 AM   #2
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sorry 1.030


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Old 11-16-2011, 03:25 AM   #3
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Ok I just took my OG and it was 1.30 at 77F can some one help me convert this or explain it to me please?
Google hydrometer temperature correction

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Old 11-16-2011, 03:32 AM   #4
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It will depend on what temp your hydrometer was calibrated at (most are either 60 or 68 degrees). My hydrometer came with a little temp correction chart in the tube.
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Old 11-16-2011, 04:05 AM   #5
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Degrees Fahrenheit Adjustment to Reading
40 Subtract .002
50 Subtract .001
60 CORRECT
70 Add .001
80 Add .002
90 Add .004
100 Add .005
110 Add .007
120 Add .008
130 Add .010
140 Add .013
150 Add .015
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Old 11-16-2011, 05:23 AM   #6
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Hydrometer Usage - Calibration and Specific Gravity Tables
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Old 11-16-2011, 02:22 PM   #7
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Here's a quick temp correction program I use; Brewheads.com - Hydrometer Correction Calculator


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