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Offline 7707

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Digital Hydrometer
« on: May 31, 2019, 05:02:39 PM »
I am looking for a “Digital Hydrometer”. Does anyone know a supplier??
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Re: Digital Hydrometer
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2019, 08:12:32 AM »
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Re: Digital Hydrometer
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2019, 10:46:23 AM »
7707,

Make sure the measurement range(specific gravity scale range) is correct for the fuel type or fuel mix you have in mind.  The brewer's meters seem to have a very narrow range.

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Re: Digital Hydrometer
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2019, 12:57:23 AM »
The Top Fuel guys now use a digital hydrometer....which makes mixing the nitro much easier. They are out there. I was told a guy in Richmond, VA. Weis Racing supplies them but I cannot find any contact details for him anywhere. Hopefully someone on here might know him.
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Re: Digital Hydrometer
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2019, 08:40:08 PM »
Google digital hydrometors there are a ton of them

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Re: Digital Hydrometer
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2019, 11:41:43 PM »
Google digital hydrometors there are a ton of them

Tried that ....but a $25.00 one used for testing beer is no good. I now know they are manufactured by “Anton Paar” especially for testing fuels and most of the top teams use this type.
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Re: Digital Hydrometer
« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2019, 12:04:59 AM »
Try a search for "fuel hydrometer"

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Re: Digital Hydrometer
« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2019, 08:11:56 AM »
Unless it's crazy, ambitious and delusional, it's not worth our time!

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Re: Digital Hydrometer
« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2019, 05:01:41 PM »
Here in the UK Anton Parr do supply them. At current exchange rates that works out at approx $4500. Plus they have to be recalibrated every 12 months. It has be a specific model (DM35 Ex Gas) plus pack for Nitro.

So...back to tried and trusted method of Hydrometers.
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