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Offline flbrewer

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Hydrometer Reading
« on: April 20, 2015, 07:47:33 PM »
Would you call this 1.008 or 1.006? I was thinking .008. I'll post a picture with distilled water in a moment...





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Re: Hydrometer Reading
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2015, 07:52:36 PM »
Would you call this 1.008 or 1.006? I was thinking .008. I'll post a picture with distilled water in a moment...


What's wrong with 1.007?
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Re: Hydrometer Reading
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2015, 07:53:12 PM »
Flip a coin...doesn't make that much difference.
Life begins at 60.....1.060, that is!

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Re: Hydrometer Reading
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2015, 07:54:00 PM »
Flip a coin...doesn't make that much difference.

Denny, you always bring me back from the rabbit hole, thank you!

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Re: Hydrometer Reading
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2015, 08:09:39 PM »
Flip a coin...doesn't make that much difference.
Denny, you always bring me back from the rabbit hole, thank you!

Life begins at 60.....1.060, that is!

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Re: Hydrometer Reading
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2015, 01:40:49 PM »
+1 to 1.007. 

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Re: Hydrometer Reading
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2015, 10:20:13 AM »
I've been brewing for a little over 13 years. In the first couple of years, I used to fuss over, among other things, how to read the hydrometer. I finally came to the conclusion that it didn't really matter as long as I read it the same way each time.
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Re: Hydrometer Reading
« Reply #7 on: April 22, 2015, 10:32:06 AM »
Would you call this 1.008 or 1.006? I was thinking .008. I'll post a picture with distilled water in a moment...






Insufficient info. Whats the temperature? ;-)

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Re: Hydrometer Reading
« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2015, 11:38:49 AM »
65 or so.

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Re: Hydrometer Reading
« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2015, 12:15:42 PM »
That's awesome

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Re: Hydrometer Reading
« Reply #10 on: April 22, 2015, 12:28:05 PM »
It's early, I think I missed your joke  :o

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Re: Hydrometer Reading
« Reply #11 on: April 22, 2015, 01:48:35 PM »
There is no hydrometer.
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Re: Hydrometer Reading
« Reply #12 on: April 22, 2015, 02:07:23 PM »
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Re: Hydrometer Reading
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Re: Hydrometer Reading
« Reply #14 on: April 22, 2015, 02:41:31 PM »
Ok, now I officially feel crazy.