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jeepingchick

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yup....i did it.... at least it wasnt the hydrometer itself (again)... but dang it ....my little glass thingy you put the wine in to float the hydrometer in ....whatsitcalledagain???

well

i broke it!!!

the hydrometer slipped and smacked the bottom a wee bit to hard!!! and dang it i broke the bottom out!!!

you know if it HAD been the hydrometer ive got spares of those!!!

DANGIT!


(all this caps and youd never know i was laughing so hard i could barley type!!!)

oh well at least i got the reading FIRST! ahhahahahahah
 

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Been there done that. Have broke both. Now I gently slide the hydro into the test cylinder and then add my wine.
 

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ya , usually im more carful.... slighty batty today i think LMAO
 

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Don't you just hate it?
When I broke my hydrometer, I was standing there in the kitchen thinking to myself how smart I was to have gone 6 or 8 months with the same one,,
as it broke the bottom of the plastic storage tube apart and went to the tile floor.
 

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LOL!!! ya i wish it had been a hydro, ive got 3 of those!
 

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Are youn talking about the test tube? I havent used one of those in years! I just put the hydro right into the bucket or carboy and when I need to get it out of the carboy I use a racking hse and just suck the end of it to create a vacuum and grab the top of the hydro. I sense some jokes about this one!!!!!!!
 

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Oh Man can you see me fishing around the carboy with a hose trying to trap the hydro and cussing everytime i missed it!!! my DOGS would be laughing at me then....and i just cant handle another life form mocking me!!! the bird was bad enough when HE started to cackle at me......

and ya , the test tube!!! couldnt for the life of me think of the word!!
 

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Are youn talking about the test tube? I havent used one of those in years! I just put the hydro right into the bucket or carboy and when I need to get it out of the carboy I use a racking hse and just suck the end of it to create a vacuum and grab the top of the hydro. I sense some jokes about this one!!!!!!!

i too have never used the test cylindar and have always put the hydrometer directly into the bucket. I have a piece of thread attached to the top of mine that allows me to lift it out of carboys.
 

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Are youn talking about the test tube? I havent used one of those in years! I just put the hydro right into the bucket or carboy and when I need to get it out of the carboy I use a racking hse and just suck the end of it to create a vacuum and grab the top of the hydro. I sense some jokes about this one!!!!!!!
Video please!
 

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Are youn talking about the test tube? I havent used one of those in years! I just put the hydro right into the bucket or carboy and when I need to get it out of the carboy I use a racking hse and just suck the end of it to create a vacuum and grab the top of the hydro. I sense some jokes about this one!!!!!!!
Me thinks there be a method to your madness, Wade. Suck a little, oops missed the hydro, damn another mouthfull of wine. The more ya miss the harder it is to see the hydro. Hmm, mite have to try that. lol, Arne.
 

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I think an investment into a fermtech wine theif/ test cylinder combo from George would be wise.
 

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That how I used to do it, now I have a vacuum pump to suck the hydro up. Nikki, if I were you Id just get a plastic wine thief. You draw your wine up into it by dunking it a few times and then put the hydro in the plastic wine thief spinning it as you drop it in. And if I were you I would not get any more glass!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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HAHAHAH i know right!!! the very sad thing is i work with hot glass as a hobby i KNOW how fragile this crap is and yet i still have mind blanks n do stupid stuff LMAO!
 

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Like Wade & Green Mountain said. I haven't used that tube since the first time I used it. :b
 

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