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Old 12-22-2008, 01:32 AM   #1
Oct 2008
Pensacola, FL
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Has anyone else found problems with the graduations on their fermentation pails? I use 6.5 gallon pails from 'True Brew' like the one pictured. Currently I have 3 of them.

I'm brewing a Fat Tire clone and a Bavarian Hefe today and I just discovered that the gallon graduations on the side of the three pails are not uniform. So I did some quick math (I know, I'm a nerd) and figured out the volumes. I discovered that the graduations on one of my fermenters was correct and the other two were wrong.

Has anyone else observed this?


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Old 12-22-2008, 01:37 AM   #2
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Oct 2006
Hayden, Idaho
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Yeah, I don't trust markings on the side of anything and always verify with a known measure.
Make Beer, Not War.

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