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I"m (slowly) draining some honey v a colander right into a 5 gallon bucket making use of the "mash the wax" method as i only have 2 hives and also a little amount of surplus. I can guess the gallons in the bucket, but roughly how plenty of 8oz or 16oz jars deserve to I fill through a gallon? That"s assuming I"m reading the explanation correctly and the jars space "dry" weight together opposed come "liquid" weight...If I organize a 16oz (1 lb) honey jar alongside a pint canning jar, that looks choose two honey jars can fit in that pint. Does the sound about right?I must order part jars because that family and neighbors and I want to acquire the right size and amount.Thanks,Larry
Honey weighs a small under 12 lbs every gallon.http://www.snucongo.org/forums/showthread.php?t=195008
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It need to be simply under 12, depending upon how full you to fill them.It"ll silly ya tho. Ns put four 5 gallon buckets (60lbs each) into my honey bottling tank and also fill by eye and also hardly ever do I gain 8 full cases of 5lb jars that honey. Typically one jar or component of a jar short.
2-8 oz jars in a pint2- pints in a quart = 32 oz4-quarts in a gallon = 128 oz for this reason 1 gallon (128 oz)= 16-8oz jarsor 10.66-1lb(12 oz) jarsor 8 pint jars or 4 quart jars.Now if you desire to malfunction pricing I operated a chart up to see what load went in certain varieties of jars.I supplied a price that $5 a poundan 8oz jar holds less than a pound and sells for$3.33666(I round approximately $3.50)a pint mason jar stop 1.4 lb of honey so I offer for approximately $7A quart round jar holds 2.75 lb of love husband so it is $13.75 (I usally obtain $12)and of course 12 oz plastic squeeze jars hold 1lb and sell because that $5
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Well,here we go again. That"s the trouble w/ going from volume measure to weight measure.Larry, friend should have actually an idea now as to how many cases of jars you need so you know you have more jars 보다 you carry out honey. Right? So, that"s what you should do. Buy a bunch of cases of 8 oz. Jars and also some situations of 1 lb jars and fill increase as plenty of as you need or can. Then you will understand the answer come your genuine question. "How many 8 oz and also 1 lb jars carry out I need for the volume the honey ns have?"
Thanks for all the replies.... I had actually guessed 10 lb per gallon, so a genuine life number of 8 or therefore is OK with me. The looks choose I"ll have actually 2 gallons as soon as I"m all done, 16 1lb jars will certainly make nice stocking stuffers because that family and friends. Time to order some jars and also labels!Larry
"approximately how plenty of 8oz or 16oz jars deserve to I fill with a gallon? "There space 12 pounds in a gallon,60lbs in a 5 gallon bucket.An 8 oz(fluid volume)jar holds.7lbs(by weight)of honey so 12lbs split by .7=17.142857 therefore we can assume the you will certainly get about 17-8 oz jars that honey every pound and you will end up with the .142857 jars on her pants/floor/fingers/and grounding to the within of the bucket.A 16 oz(pint mason jar)will organize 1.4 lbs by weight of honey so girlfriend will acquire 8.5714285 jars per pound.I think practically anyone v a windy education(like mine) should be able to figure it out from there.All you need to do is plug in your gallons and do a couple of gozintas to come up with a number.
A 16 oz(pint mason jar)will hold 1.4 lbs by load of love husband so friend will gain 8.5714285 jars per pound.I think virtually anyone v a public education(like mine) should be able to figure it out from there.All you need to do is plug in your gallons and also do a few gozintas to come up through a number.
Larrythebeek,If you space talking gallons, pints and half pints, you are talking VOLUME not weight.Therefore: a gallon is 8 pints or 16 half pints.The load of the filled jar is irrelavent and also will differ dependant on the moisture content of the certain honey in each container.

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Man, you guys are make this complicated.If you order 1 lb love husband jars you will require 12 per gallon of honeyIf you use pint canning jars (16 fluid oz jars) friend will need 8 every gallon (each 16 oz seasoned by volume hold 1.5 lbs, or 24 oz of love husband by weight.)So come reiterate:(12) 1 lb love husband jars every gallonor(8) pint jars every gallon
Fuzzy,by the means those were not the weights of filled jars however the weight of the love husband itself.I was breaking down my cost and also profit top top the honey.The jar cost is an additional column altogether.
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