Refractometer reading is high
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  1. #1
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    Default Refractometer reading is high

    Finally getting alot of capped honey but im getting a reading of 82 , this was from frames 95 % capped very little open cells and I have already extracted it . I have never gotten a reading this high from capped frames .What recourse do i have at this point

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  3. #2
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    Default Re: Refractometer reading is high

    Check your calibration.

  4. #3
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    Default Re: Refractometer reading is high

    I forget what the temp is, but the sample has to be in the right range too. That one threw a wrench in the gear box the first time I used one.
    Rod

  5. #4
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    Default Re: Refractometer reading is high

    ah dummy me , I use a refractometer for beer to and use the middle scale so thats what I did here, 82 is 16.5 so im good !!!!!! Thanks

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