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Offline tschmidlin

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Re: totally random
« Reply #30 on: January 25, 2011, 08:51:16 AM »
If the hydrometer consistently reads 7 point low, that explains everything and you nailed your OG and FG.  I'd bet it's at least a part of the problem.
Tom Schmidlin

Offline seajellie

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Re: totally random
« Reply #31 on: January 25, 2011, 01:46:24 PM »
and on that subject, watch out for your thermometer too, as a vital piece of gear that is not always accurate. there are good threads out there on purchasing an accurate one. This will become more important to you as pitching temp and mashing temp take their inevitable hold on your fascination...

I did all grain for two years before I realized my thermometer read 8 degrees too high. man, did i have some dry beers back then....

Offline carpenter

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Re: totally random
« Reply #32 on: January 26, 2011, 02:19:25 AM »
i will definately calibrate. i feel a lot better about what i am going to get at the end. now i just have to pick my next recipe. thanks again eveyone.