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refractometer choices

refractometer choices

Postby Nake » Mon Apr 01, 2013 6:06 am

any suggestions on refractometers? lookng to start collecting gear for all grain ferments. any preferences, suggestions comments are much appreciated.

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Re: refractometer choices

Postby Stinger » Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:30 am

I rarely use mine - a hydrometer works fine for my needs.

I'd put a pH meter purchase waaaay ahead of a refractometer - just my opinion.
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Re: refractometer choices

Postby Nake » Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:41 am

Great! Thank you. I will certainly add that to the gear list.
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Re: refractometer choices

Postby Maheel » Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:52 am

check the beer sites they will recommend a cheap one from ebay (hong kong etc) or a better quality alternative and buying place
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Re: refractometer choices

Postby crozdog » Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:34 am

law-of-ohms wrote:http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/0-32-Brix-Wort-SG-Refractometer-Sugar-Wine-Beer-Fruit-/270748552919?pt=AU_Barware&hash=item3f09df0ed7&_uhb=1#ht_4340wt_919

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This is the one I have, they are for sale on ebay everywhere, all the same...


I have the same unit. Used it for many years - great bit of kit
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