My very first batch of wine. It is a prune wine.

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chelm

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This is my first batch of wine I have every made. It is a prune wine that sg is .999. I know my corks are not all the way in. I have a double lever hand corker. I tested multiple corks and they all were the same.

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Yes I adjusted the corker accordingly. However they still never went in all the way. I used #9 I might try #8 next time
 

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Yes I adjusted the corker accordingly. However they still never went in all the way. I used #9 I might try #8 next time
That won't help. The rod that pushes the cork in is what needs made longer by the adjusting nut.
 
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They are synthetic. I sterilized them then used that as lube.
 

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Some bottles have a higher grip on the neck which means the corks won't go all the way in. Not all double levers are adjustable. Looks like you got enough cork in the neck to do the job.
 
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