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  1. Rice_Guy liked stickman's post in the thread Ph meter storage.

    Any solution that is less than saturated KCl will probably shorten the probe life, pH 4 is often suggested as a substitute for short...

    Aug 20, 2019 at 1:21 PM
  2. Rice_Guy liked berrycrush's post in the thread Marquette veraision.

    [IMG] Cannot wait any longer, bugs are swarming in. Average Brix: 25, PH: 3.2

    Aug 20, 2019 at 1:10 PM
  3. Rice_Guy liked Dennis Griffith's post in the thread Marquette veraision.

    Yes, very vigorous too. I bought an owl with the bobbing head and it scares them straight. When I mounted it, I thought to myself that...

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  4. Rice_Guy liked tradowsk's post in the thread Attempting Apple Wine.

    I would throw in some tart apples to your must. Gala are delicious but fairly low on acid so your wine may turn out a bit bland. You...

    Aug 20, 2019 at 1:06 PM
  5. Rice_Guy liked Arne's post in the thread Attempting Apple Wine.

    If you add cinnamon, use the sticks. The powder tends to stay in the wine when clearing and as time goes by it keeps falling out....

    Aug 20, 2019 at 1:05 PM
  6. Rice_Guy replied to the thread Attempting Apple Wine.

    Most commercial apples are grown for the fresh eating/juice market. They have good apple flavors and I use concentrate for apple curry...

    Aug 20, 2019 at 1:03 PM
  7. Rice_Guy replied to the thread Attempting Apple Wine.

    The best I have had, has bitter/sweet apples (high tannin) in the mix of varieties. Table and cooking varieties don’t contribute tannin...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 11:18 PM
  8. Rice_Guy liked Scooter68's post in the thread Attempting Apple Wine.

    Mixing apple varieties is the recommended approach. In fact it is normally suggested that tart apples dominate the mix 60/40 if I...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 11:07 PM
  9. Rice_Guy liked iridium's post in the thread Attempting Apple Wine.

    I have made one batch of apple wine. I used mixed apples rather than one variety. I actually juiced my apples first and just used the...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 11:07 PM
  10. Rice_Guy replied to the thread Apricot Dragon Blood.

    They are a large fruit and not hard to pit, so I have.

    Aug 19, 2019 at 11:03 PM
  11. Rice_Guy replied to the thread Grapes in pots.

    . . . . the properly constructed trellis question Year one I would have a post or rebar at each plant. I had a trellis roughed out year...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 10:55 PM
  12. Rice_Guy replied to the thread Substance on corks.

    Aug 19, 2019 at 2:48 AM
  13. Rice_Guy replied to the thread ohh - check this out... (fermenter and racking system).

    * The video shows tygon and silicone tubing without a hose clamp, I would guess he is at 5 psig, or at max 10 psig of gas, * The one...

    Aug 19, 2019 at 2:26 AM
  14. Rice_Guy replied to the thread Welch's 100% White Grape Juice Concentrate - Can't find it anywhere!.

    White grape juice concentrate is a fairly cheap food factory ingredient which will be produced forever. (well at least till CO2 levels...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 2:05 PM
  15. Rice_Guy replied to the thread Substance on corks.

    If someone brought this to the lab my first test would be is it water soluble (likely plant/ bee origin) or is it solvent soluble...

    Aug 18, 2019 at 1:22 PM