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Re: Glass Carboys and FG readings. How?
« Reply #15 on: July 19, 2011, 04:22:30 PM »
I use a long 10ML glass pipet with a pipet bulb then a few drops on the refractometer, then I run the numbers through the morebeer refractometer spreadsheet found at http://morebeer.com/public/beer/refractbeer.xls

Good idea. Bad spreadsheet. ;D

seanterrill.com/2011/04/07/refractometer-fg-results/
Yes, I switched to Sean's spreadsheet too, it's much better than the others.

I still owe you data Sean, but I haven't had time to do any testing.  15 days until my defense. ;)
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Re: Glass Carboys and FG readings. How?
« Reply #16 on: July 19, 2011, 04:33:26 PM »
i purchase SS turkey(type) baster
very good, and safe !!

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Re: Glass Carboys and FG readings. How?
« Reply #17 on: July 19, 2011, 04:33:42 PM »
15 days until my defense. ;)

Good luck...hope you beat the rap!  ;)
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Re: Glass Carboys and FG readings. How?
« Reply #18 on: July 19, 2011, 04:37:50 PM »
15 days until my defense. ;)

Good luck...hope you beat the rap!  ;)
;D  Thanks
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Re: Glass Carboys and FG readings. How?
« Reply #19 on: July 19, 2011, 07:04:22 PM »
I still owe you data Sean, but I haven't had time to do any testing.  15 days until my defense. ;)

That's an acceptable excuse... for now.

Good luck!
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Re: Glass Carboys and FG readings. How?
« Reply #20 on: July 19, 2011, 10:24:53 PM »
I still owe you data Sean, but I haven't had time to do any testing.  15 days until my defense. ;)

That's an acceptable excuse... for now.

Good luck!

Thanks :)

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Re: Glass Carboys and FG readings. How?
« Reply #21 on: July 20, 2011, 12:38:12 AM »
i purchase SS turkey(type) baster
very good, and safe !!

http://www.midwestsupplies.com/stainless-steel-baster.html

I'm getting one of those.  I frequently ferment sour beers and messing with plastic will lead to trouble.

In the past I tried to measure FG with my vee gee refractometer but the reading was way off.  I had no idea there were correction sheets for the refractometer.

Thanks for the heads-up guys..  
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Re: Glass Carboys and FG readings. How?
« Reply #22 on: July 20, 2011, 01:54:32 AM »
15 days until my defense. ;)

Good luck...hope you beat the rap!  ;)


Uh-oh time is a ticking.  ;D

I use a sanitized glass wine thief. I've been using the same one for about five years now. (knock-on-wood)  :)
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Re: Glass Carboys and FG readings. How?
« Reply #23 on: July 20, 2011, 02:12:17 AM »
15 days until my defense. ;)

Good luck...hope you beat the rap!  ;)


Uh-oh time is a ticking.  ;D

I use a sanitized glass wine thief. I've been using the same one for about five years now. (knock-on-wood)  :)


I heard he's..http://www.baezlawfirm.com/ ...the best defense around these days.  Good luck, once your in the system your locked in for good man!


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Re: Glass Carboys and FG readings. How?
« Reply #24 on: July 20, 2011, 06:10:51 AM »
I heard he's..http://www.baezlawfirm.com/ ...the best defense around these days.  Good luck, once your in the system your locked in for good man!
Hilarious! ;D

I'm going to represent myself though. ;)
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Re: Glass Carboys and FG readings. How?
« Reply #25 on: July 20, 2011, 07:42:51 AM »
I heard he's..http://www.baezlawfirm.com/ ...the best defense around these days.  Good luck, once your in the system your locked in for good man!
Hilarious! ;D

I'm going to represent myself though. ;)

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