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  • Winemaking, Gardening, Computers, Electronics, Actinide Chemistry, you know normal stuff.......
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  • Posted in thread: 2017 in the vineyard on 08-16-2017 at 02:03 PM
    Does everyone on the East side of the mountains put their nets on in the nude? I thought that
    was only a West side sort of thing! :)Temperature finally dropped and with a high go 80 and the
    smoke gone...

  • Posted in thread: No refractometer. How to know when time is right? on 08-16-2017 at 01:57 PM
    The refractometer is to fresh grapes as the hydrometer is to must. A "must" have. I paid $32
    for this one back in 2012. Now going for $23. If you ever get crazy high brix grapes like from
    Lodi, CA reg...

  • Posted in thread: Post a photo, any photo on 08-16-2017 at 09:17 AM
    https://scontent-sjc2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/20861778_1971728496441899_4041340006259179147_o.
    jpg?oh=c902e681c0f3f966d43057b6f4ac24a4&oe=5A2840B8

  • Posted in thread: Some Nice Gear in N. VA on 08-16-2017 at 08:55 AM
    Stuff looks like brand new. I have no affiliation to this seller, just saw the ad on CL. Prices
    a little high, IMHO, but maybe there is room for negotiation.
    https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/fo...

  • Posted in thread: #35 fruit press used 4 times on 08-15-2017 at 08:13 PM
    Looks like KY.Where are you located?

  • Posted in thread: Separating skins for transfer? on 08-15-2017 at 02:33 PM
    Sorry I know I was late to the party on this thread. Somehow I missed it...... :slpAs for old
    timer no no's they mostly didn't use sulfites, control headspace, oxidation, look at pH's, TA
    things back ...

  • Posted in thread: Separating skins for transfer? on 08-15-2017 at 01:48 PM
    Ahh. Got it!You bet there is! I'm dusting off the old demijohns that have been empty for a
    couple years for an all grape batch. Planning 252 lbs of grapes to have 54L finished product.
    Wanted to fill ...

  • Posted in thread: Separating skins for transfer? on 08-15-2017 at 01:44 PM
    So for the life of me I can't figure out why anyone needs this contraption! LOLI am a firm
    believer in the KISS method and I just don't see where you need this for any reason. I use a 2
    gallon bucket ...

  • Posted in thread: Separating skins for transfer? on 08-15-2017 at 01:11 PM
    @Ajmassa5983 Is there a reason you want the bigger Brutes (32 or 44) gallon instead of an
    easier to handle 20G that makes enough wine in the end to fill a 6G carboy with about a gallon
    extra for toppi...

  • Posted in thread: What's new in your cellar? on 08-15-2017 at 10:07 AM
    WS actually reviewed a Costco Kirkland Signature wine! I have had a couple of these. Pretty
    good for $8.99 a
    bottle.https://www.laylita.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Cotes-de-Provence-Rose-wine.jpg

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