Campden tablets vs K-meta

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  1. Oct 10, 2012 #1

    cohenhouse77

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    Since campden tablets are not as potent as the k-meta and you have to crush the campden tablets before using anyway.....why would I choose to use them over K-meta powder?
     
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    dralarms

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    I'm not sure other than availability. I'm using campden tablets, but am switching to the powder for everything except the starting must dosage.
     
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    TonyP

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    Campden Tablets are easier to measure and use, so some people prefer them. (It's fairly easy to measure the tablets, even if you need only 1/2.) Since k-meta is often used for sanitizing, as well, many winemakers already have it, so don't bother with the tablets.

    It's basically a personal preference.

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