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Offline Pi

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PBW question
« on: December 21, 2011, 07:58:57 AM »
Just used PBW for the first time the other day and noticed a strange reaction. When i unscrewed the lid, the granules started jumping out of the jar, like charged particules. Strangest thing. When I went to scoop it just got worse. Anyone seen this happen, and how do you get this stuff in the carboy/kettle without it going all over the place?
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Re: PBW question
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2011, 08:52:13 AM »
My first thought (my only one on this subject, actually) is static electricity.  See if grounding yourself and the container helps.  Maybe increase the humidity in the room a little.

I've had PBW get quite clinging because of static but I've never seen start jumping. 

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Re: PBW question
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2011, 09:43:04 AM »
That's part of its magic!
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