extract weight to volume?

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roth_nj

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im planning on brewing today..

i have a 33lb jug of malt extract

i was told a gallon is equal to 6lb's

is this correct? i just wanted to check on that before i went and did it.
 

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That doesn't sound right. AHB sends their LME in 1 gallon buckets. I have had 9.5 lbs sent in just one bucket. there was a little headspace left so I'd say it's closer to 10 lbs per gallon.

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so closer to half a gallon then
 

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I'd say that's a safe bet but if I were you I'd try to get more accurate measurements. Fill up a gallon bucket and weigh it. If you don't have a scale, go to your local grocery store, go to the produce section and then use their scales.

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