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Old 11-28-2007, 04:22 PM   #1
Oct 2007
High Point, NC
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Or do you match the 6 pounds?

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Old 11-28-2007, 04:38 PM   #2
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1 lb grain = .75 lb LME = .6 lb DME
And now we go AG!

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Old 11-29-2007, 02:44 AM   #3
Oct 2007
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LME is 20% water so to replace LME with DME you would need 80% of the LME weight or in your case, 4.8 pounds of DME.
Yes, I am out of my mind, it's dark and scary in there.

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