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Old 10-02-2013, 04:27 AM   #11
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I read it. But saw nothing on how long it takes for the campden tabs to work.
You're right. While the implication was there that the reaction is very fast it was not explicitly stated that it was. I use the past tense because that has been fixed now. You get a silver star for pointing this out.


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Old 10-02-2013, 03:52 PM   #12
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Ah cool, after i posted that i panic'd a bit thinking i had missed something happy brewing!


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What if you accidentally use a 1/2 tab per 5 gal water or another similar scenario. Will that have unwanted results in the beer?
No, it's overkill, but harmless.
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Thanks for the added assurance David, because I just bought some Campden tablets and they don't look the easiest thing to cut into a 1/4. I'm definitely gonna try to cut it accurately but I will probably end up slicing my finger trying to cut these suckers.
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Again I suggest people read the Sticky where it tells you how to use fractional tablets without cutting them up.
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Thanks for the added assurance David, because I just bought some Campden tablets and they don't look the easiest thing to cut into a 1/4. I'm definitely gonna try to cut it accurately but I will probably end up slicing my finger trying to cut these suckers.
Pick up a pill cutter at your pharmacy for a couple bucks. Your grabbers will thank you.
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Good idea on the pill cutter from the pharmacy.
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Hey adjelange, where do I find this sticky you mentioned earlier on page 1
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thanks rivenin


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