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Offline MDixon

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Re: Sparge Arm Ideas?
« Reply #30 on: November 26, 2010, 07:12:41 PM »
25.625 x 36 = ~922
4.75 x 189 = ~898
898 / 922 = 97.3% which is virtually impossible, even at 38ppg it's still like 93%.
How are you measuring 1.189 and how do you know it is accurate?
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Re: Sparge Arm Ideas?
« Reply #31 on: November 26, 2010, 07:30:00 PM »
At that level it has to be calculated unless you have a refractometer that reads that high, I don't yet.
So I calculated the additions I made and added them together initially,  Then checked by measuring the FG by both hydrometer and refractometer and used a calculator.   So yes estimates were involved.
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Re: Sparge Arm Ideas?
« Reply #32 on: November 27, 2010, 12:23:29 AM »
Get yourself a small graduated cylinder, then dilute the wort with an equal amount of water.  Multiply the refractometer reading by 2, and bob's your uncle.  It will be cheaper than buying a high gravity refractometer, $7.50 from morebeer.

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