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Offline BrianM655

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Tilt2
« on: December 30, 2023, 03:19:41 pm »
Just received the tilt2 floating hydrometer. Any have one or experience using it? I read sometimes during fermentation it can get yeast etc. stuck on it and not be able to read correctly.

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Re: Tilt2
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2023, 06:48:38 pm »
Yep. I have two — they're great for watching for when the gravity stops dropping, but I'd verify FG by another instrument if you need a really accurate measurement.
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Re: Tilt2
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2023, 09:53:09 pm »
+1. It’ll tell you when fermentation starts, the temp, fermentation progress and when it stops.


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Re: Tilt2
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2023, 07:45:17 am »
I wouldn't rely on the numbers you get from them. Krausen can and does form or collect on top of them affecting the way they float which changes the reading.
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Re: Tilt2
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2023, 08:45:21 am »
I use the for every ferment - as others noted, it gives you a chart of progress and you can be certain of reaching terminal gravity, but not the actual gravity reading (no change over a few days).  Good luck with your Tilt!
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