Online mold size calculator ?

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    I used to use the Rational Soapmaker mold calculator but it seems to have gone offline. The domain is inactive now :(

    Does anyone have a link to another online mold size calculator ? I know I can do it by hand, but I'm mathematically challenged and I prefer the easy enter numbers and click the button method :D
     
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    Hi Rhonda. Summerbee Meadow have an online lye calc with a recipe resizer added to it, so that may be of help to you:-

    http://www.summerbeemeadow.com/

    HTH!

    Tanya :)
     
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    Maybe Paul can chime in -- what is the formula to figure out the liquid volume for a mold? I had it somewhere and now can't find it.

    Thanks! Rachelle
     
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    Thanks :) that works !!

     
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    Here it is: http://www.soapmakingforum.com/forum/vi ... php?t=3461

    It's a sticky topic at the top of the soap forum section :wink:

    Tanya :)
     
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    I saw that but for some reason its not coming out correct for me. I must be doing something wrong...

    I NEED SOME HELP!! Argh.

    I did a recipe last night with 80 oz total oils in my silvermoon log mold which is 20 x 3.5 x 2.75 and it was not even half full... any ideas?
     
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    did you discount the water ? I know that affects the total at the end.
     
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    I have used Paul's figures to work out oil weight for a mould before and it worked fine....? I only take a 5% water discount and the recipe came out pretty well just right.

    itsmeroro - are the dimensions you quote here the inside dimensions of your mould? That is the measurements you need. Using your figures I get 77 oz. oils so 80 should be okay. Weird..... :?

    Tanya :)
     
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    Are you sure you measured everything correctly? I'd have used 77 ounces of oils for that mold - maybe 80 if I soaped at 34% (lye conc) as I often do.
     
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    Yes, its the inner dimensions... I got 80 ounces... I discount at 6% with 33%. I am going to try and remake... maybe I measured wrong. Its possible!
     
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    The link was posted in 2009. Check the bottom of the post window and you can see if the post is an old one.:)
     
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