Still having problems with hydrometer

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mtnman68

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My last batch I mixed up I took the beginning reading and it showed a 70, should this have been a .70? There was no point on the hydrometer it self. I checked it three times. I sure do wish I knew what the h#^* I am doing wrong, I followed the instruction sheet to the letter. If anyone has any idea what I am doing wrong I would appreciate it if you could let me know.

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If it's reading 70 that usually means 1.070 on the specific gravity scale. Double check the scale inserted in the hydrometer, it may say somewhere on there.
 
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If it's reading 70 that usually means 1.070 on the specific gravity scale. Double check the scale inserted in the hydrometer, it may say somewhere on there.
I checked it with plain water, and it read what it was supposed to.

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Take a clear/focused picture of the hydrometer by itself or in your test jar filled with water. Then we can help more.
 
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