Sight Gauge

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malzrohr
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Model: 20 litres
Location: Netherlands

Re: Sight Gauge

Unread post by malzrohr »

bruulog wrote:You can buy a accurate stainless steel ruler from most hardware stores and this is exactly what I use. :) Cant get simpler that this.
You can make a small table with two columns "litres" and "cm". Print it out and have it laminated.
You can make different table for your fermenter.

Cheers!
(not actual numbers, just for example)

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Litres   cm
10 l    11,5  
11 l    12,65
12 l    14,00
etc .... 
Obviously you have to take the measurement from the same area. I measure from the centre.

When I fill the kettle, I use water meter because those things are actually accurate. Smallest increment it shows is 100 ml
Well, since we all use a BM we can make standard tables for BM20/50. Anybody with a reliable table available for sharing? Speidel themselves maybe?
Es ist zwar ein sehr gutes Bier, die Goslarische Gose; doch wenn man meint, sie sey im Bauch, so liegt sie in der Hose.

bruulog

Re: Sight Gauge

Unread post by bruulog »

BM has straight walls so you really need to measure only first few litres and calculate the rest

pdelage
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Model: 20 litres
Location: Sherbrooke, Qc, Canada

Re: Sight Gauge

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There was this article in BYO for etching volume measurements values on a brew kettle... not sure I would do it on the Braumeister itself but maybe on a dip stick...
https://byo.com/stories/issue/item/3113 ... e-projects

McMullan
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Re: Sight Gauge

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I'm more interested in expected OG than volume. If you have to dilute, that's not a problem. Using the BM I have no experience of the opposite. If I'm interested in the level, I'll take a peek and gauge from the rod markers.

edsena
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Re: Sight Gauge

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pdelage wrote:There was this article in BYO for etching volume measurements values on a brew kettle... not sure I would do it on the Braumeister itself but maybe on a dip stick...
https://byo.com/stories/issue/item/3113 ... e-projects
This is interesing, but I wonder if one would need to passivate again the BM after doing it...

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mashy
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Re: Sight Gauge

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Doubt it. Quite a small area.

I quite fancy an etched dipstick. But for no good reason :D

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