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Old April 29th, 2018, 06:51 PM
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My yield on a 3 gallon batch is approximately 22-23 pounds depending on how fussy I get scraping scraping sides of the machine and how much I I try to squeeze out of the machine. Be honest I normally do multiple 3 gallon batches, and bring my yields closer to an average of 8 lbs per gallons.
My first question would be what density is your syrup. I know that this gets people rialed up, but a slight under density syrup will yield less in pounds.
Are you fully scraping down the sides? Are you leaving the valve open until no more candy mix will come out. What temp are you running the jacket at.
Really surprised you are get away with 32 degrees above boiling point with out vacuum cooling. When I use to go that low the candy was way to soft.
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