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Re: Final Gravity is way off from what the book is saying
« Reply #15 on: November 15, 2012, 05:08:03 PM »
For what it's worth, the calculator probably won't do a *great* job with an OG that high. It should get you in the ballpark though.
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Final Gravity is way off from what the book is saying
« Reply #16 on: November 15, 2012, 07:09:41 PM »
I always use a hydrometer for the FG. I can never get a correct reading even with the correction on my refracto. In fact, I've gone back to using my hydrometer full time again. I was starting to get high readings every time I used my refracto, and it was calibrated correctly.
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Re: Final Gravity is way off from what the book is saying
« Reply #17 on: November 16, 2012, 09:43:25 AM »
I always use a hydrometer for the FG. I can never get a correct reading even with the correction on my refracto. In fact, I've gone back to using my hydrometer full time again. I was starting to get high readings every time I used my refracto, and it was calibrated correctly.

Yeah, I've got 2 refractometers but I've given up on them and gone back to a hydrometer for everything.
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