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Offline hopfenundmalz

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Re: Mash efficiency
« Reply #15 on: October 19, 2010, 06:16:10 AM »
I think you're missing the most obvious solution.  Why are you sticking your volume measuring device into the wort?  Why not measure from a fixed point on the top of the tun?  You still calibrate it the same way, but you don't have to immerse anything.

That's they way I do it.  Seemed obvious the first time.
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Offline timmyr

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Re: Mash efficiency
« Reply #16 on: October 23, 2010, 05:53:25 AM »
I think you're missing the most obvious solution.  Why are you sticking your volume measuring device into the wort?  Why not measure from a fixed point on the top of the tun?  You still calibrate it the same way, but you don't have to immerse anything.

+1, I had a metal yardstick that no longer has all the markings...now I measure from the top and plug into a spreadsheet to do the hard math.  However, I recently upgraded to a Blichmann 20-gallon boil kettle and now REALLY want site gages on my other two vessels...looking the the MB site gages for my 26-gallon HLT and 15-gallon MT.
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