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Crazy Denver hail storm today
« on: May 09, 2017, 01:19:38 AM »
So I was curious...


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Re: Crazy Denver hail storm today
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2017, 11:48:27 AM »
Wow, nice size. I had to replace my roof 3 years ago from hail about that size. Somehow my car (outside ) was pretty much unscathed. Go figure.
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Re: Crazy Denver hail storm today
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2017, 11:56:00 AM »
Yikes.  I saw a picture from some friends that live there and it left a couple of mighty dents in the hood of their car.  Thankfully I believe that was the worst of the damage.
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Re: Crazy Denver hail storm today
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2017, 01:11:05 PM »
Glad I didn't get it that bad. I did see a ton of busted out back car windows on my drive home. Calling a roofer today...
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Re: Crazy Denver hail storm today
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2017, 01:22:50 PM »
I ran outside with a show shovel over my head to move my car into the garage..haha

Suffered a few dents


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Re: Crazy Denver hail storm today
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2017, 02:48:09 PM »
I ran outside with a show shovel over my head to move my car into the garage..haha

Suffered a few dents

You or the car?
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Re: Crazy Denver hail storm today
« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2017, 04:17:49 PM »
So I was curious...


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Kinda fun that you thought to get a pH reading. We get our water directly out of the river where we live (Or) and it generally runs around 7-8 pH. With all the rains we've had this winter it dropped to 5.5 the last brew day I checked it. As it dries out here for a few days then rains again, it bounces up and down quite a bit. It didn't even occur to me to check my water pH every time I brew until I checked my pH one brew day and found the mash at 5.0 instead of the anticipated 5.4. Getting smart the hard way.
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Re: Crazy Denver hail storm today
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2017, 03:58:23 AM »
I ran outside with a show shovel over my head to move my car into the garage..haha

Suffered a few dents

You or the car?
Haha the car.  I was lucky


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Re: Crazy Denver hail storm today
« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2017, 06:50:19 AM »
I was down there last week, couldn't believe the hail damage I saw just driving around. Glad there was no serious damage.
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Re: Crazy Denver hail storm today
« Reply #9 on: May 10, 2017, 12:36:12 PM »
....acid rain


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Re: Crazy Denver hail storm today
« Reply #10 on: May 10, 2017, 01:02:18 PM »
....acid rain


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That is about what I expect for distilled water exposed to air. CO2 dissolves in, and the carbonic acid formed makes the water acidic. "Acid Rain" is less than 5 pH.
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