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Matt Bates
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+Make: magazine published my article!
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How to etch measurement markings on the inside of a kettle. This is really helpful if you're doing batches of things like candy or homebrew. The tutorial shows just how easy it can be and it looks pretty good too! http://ow.ly/BOPmJ
This hack is easy and safe — use a 9V battery, vinegar, and salt to permanently etch designs on pots, pans, or any other metal surface you'd like to mark.
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Nice, I don't think they expected it to splash so much at 0:12
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Took about 15 minutes and half-dozen Q-Tips to get the beer out of all the nooks and crannies of the camera!
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In the last 20 weeks I've brewed 50 gallons of beer (thats a 5 gallon batch every 2 weeks) and I can barely keep up. Now if only I could remember how much I gave away and how much I drank...

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*How to add permanent volume markings to a kettle*

I wasn't originally going to post this on here but it received such an overwhelmingly positive reaction on reddit (becoming the most popular post of all time in /r/homebrewing and the 3rd most popular post of all time in /r/DIY) 

Here are the reddit links. 

http://www.reddit.com/r/Homebrewing/comments/1zeig4/how_to_add_permanent_volume_markings_to_a_kettle/

http://www.reddit.com/r/DIY/comments/1zekac/how_to_add_permanent_volume_markings_to_a_kettle/

They point to this imgur album (http://imgur.com/a/dCvS5) which has the instructions.

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Yea Science!
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Doctor Who fans: Karen Gillan (Amelia Pond) at 1:54 and 1:58 if you pause it at the perfect time.  This is the role she shaved her head for.
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Anyone else think the #cosmos was the best part of the Super Bowl?
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Here's a link to my full article mentioned on the cover of the latest issue of 'Brew Your Own' magazine.
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If you've ever tried to figure out your mash efficiency, monitor your evaporation rate, or compare your boil volumes to what your recipe estimated, yo...
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chip was that you at  1:05:20?
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You know it. Always gotta try to bring it back full-circle to homebrewing!
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my latest pilsner is starting to look good.
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Attention #breakingbad   fans... The final episodes are now available on Netflix.
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Doctor Who fans: Karen Gillan (Amelia Pond) at 1:54 and 1:58 if you pause it at the perfect time.  This is the role she shaved her head for.
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that made my day I left my ass off
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