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robert rulmyr
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Username: Wacobob

Post Number: 589
Registered: 02-2003
Posted on Sunday, June 12, 2005 - 04:50 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Done with the mash, pump to BK, collect 6.5 gallons. Do a quick mental calculation...add six gallons to mash to collect 13.5 gallons. Recirculate, pump to BK...collected only 12.5 gallons...what the...

Can someone help me out here? I guess I don't have extra wort to 'can' today.
 

Joshua Coman
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Username: Crazyjae

Post Number: 30
Registered: 03-2005
Posted on Sunday, June 12, 2005 - 05:38 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Look at the math you explained:

6.5 + 6 = 12.5

If you added 7 to 6.5, you would have had 13.5.
 

Pacman
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Username: Pacman

Post Number: 648
Registered: 04-2003
Posted on Sunday, June 12, 2005 - 10:02 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

That right there is one of the reasons why I don't drink while I brew...
Damn Brewing's Fun!!!! Kölsch Krusader!
 

Pete Mazurowski
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Username: Pete_maz

Post Number: 169
Registered: 07-2003
Posted on Monday, June 13, 2005 - 12:08 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Doh indeed.
 

robert rulmyr
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Username: Wacobob

Post Number: 590
Registered: 02-2003
Posted on Monday, June 13, 2005 - 11:02 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

So, 6 + 6.5 = 12.5

I better get some brewing software for these 'master' brewer type calculations.
 

Hedgie Bartol
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Username: Hedgieb

Post Number: 86
Registered: 04-2004
Posted on Monday, June 13, 2005 - 11:32 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Great stuff! THAT cracked me up!
 

robert rulmyr
Advanced Member
Username: Wacobob

Post Number: 592
Registered: 02-2003
Posted on Monday, June 13, 2005 - 01:24 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

I was hoping to make somebody laugh!
 

Paul Erbe
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Username: Perbe

Post Number: 233
Registered: 05-2001
Posted on Monday, June 13, 2005 - 02:18 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Sure you were Bob, always happy to laugh at you
"You can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least, you need a beer."
-- Frank Zappa
 

robert rulmyr
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Username: Wacobob

Post Number: 595
Registered: 02-2003
Posted on Monday, June 13, 2005 - 07:05 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP    Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

Then, I cut my tubing a 2nd time, and it was STILL too short!