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One cup of sugar or two?

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I have been doing diy co2 for quite some time using 2 cups of sugar when I ran across an article stating 1 cup of sugar is better, since there is really no need for the extra cup. Does anyone know if this is true? I tried just using 1 cup of sugar the last mixture and it seems to produce just as long, but I am unsure of the consistency of the mixture over time. Thanks.
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Yeah, when I was experimenting with different recipes, I noticed how some are ridiculous when it comes to the end cost. Some make you use 2-3 cups of sugar, and it lasts the same as any other. Personally for what it's worth, I go with the method that I found uses the least. This is what I do, and it always works within 20 mins - 1 hours.

- 3/4 Cup Sugar
- 1 TSP (Sometimes a pinch less)
- Lukewarm water until shoulder of the bottle

then just shake it really well.


I forgot to say that it is for a 2L bottle that I do it.
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