Am I reading this hydrometer wrong??

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  1. Jun 12, 2018 #61

    CK55

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    Forget what I sad above
     
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    Suppose that we’ll have to since you’ve edited it blank to fit the story of the day...........
     
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    If a hydrometer is cracked or defective it usually sinks, giving you a false reading that indicates fermentation is further along than it really is.

    Give it time.
     
  4. Jun 12, 2018 #64

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    Because ill admit when i posted that i had had a bit too much to drink lol.
     
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    LOL, you are not the first on here to have that happen and you most likely won't be the last. Been there done that. Arne.
     
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  6. Jun 13, 2018 #66

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    I only have a problem when I have to 'clean up' the leftovers from racking. Some of that schtuff at the bommton of the carboouy is prrreettty good.
     
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    Yep, it is lol.

    I tasted a bottle after 3 days and no bottle shock i just wanted to see what it tasted like now to compare to later, so i opened my small sample bottle and it was better than a $10 bottle i bought at the store, even before aging. So i have high hopes for this wine.
     

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