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Old 10-22-2007, 06:02 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Yuri_Rage
Your math is flawed. If the SG is 1.3275, the weight has to be more than that of water, and your results show the opposite. I don't know enough about brix to density conversion to fix it.
Yeah, you're right. 0.88945 is kg solids per liter. Talk about a big "doh!" Specific gravity is a ratio with respect to density of water. In order for SG to be unitless, the numerator must have the same units as the denominator, i.e. kg/L. I feel like an idiot. whew.
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Old 10-22-2007, 06:38 PM   #12
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FWIW, When I had to add a pound of Lyle's Golden Syrup to my Old SPeckled Hen I bought it in 11 (fluid) Ounce jars.

So I weighed the jar full, poured out the syrup and re-weighed the empty jar. The delta was exaclty 1 pound.

So for my money...22 Ounces of maple syrup should be very close to 2 lbs.

 
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