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Offline deadpoetic0077

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Re: How to check gravity while fermenting?
« Reply #15 on: November 03, 2016, 12:55:51 PM »
EnkAMania, have you experienced any major differences in gravity? Have you done a side by side comparison with a hydrometer?

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Re: How to check gravity while fermenting?
« Reply #16 on: November 03, 2016, 03:09:33 PM »
EnkAMania, have you experienced any major differences in gravity? Have you done a side by side comparison with a hydrometer?
It matches or is very close.  The only time it bombed is when I dumped fruit in the fermenter.
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Re: How to check gravity while fermenting?
« Reply #17 on: November 04, 2016, 04:46:37 PM »
I made up a beer thief using a large syringe, some beer line & piece of Stainless Steel.  The SS tubing fits through the airlock hole, no need opening the entire lid.  It minimizes oxygen exposure.

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