Diacetyl rest gravity Brix conversion issue

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  1. MugenCage

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    I added a Diacetyl Rest in my brew log. The Brix calculator converted my 10.8 reading to SG-1.043. When I add a Sample to the brew log of the same 10.8 reading I get a SG-1.020 conversion. I used the Refractometer Calculator to confine my readings. If I enter 10.8 under Part I: OG Brix WRI Correction I get a SG-1.043 conversion. If I enter 10.8 under Part II: FG Brix WRI Alcohol Present (with my OG of 1.084) I get a SG-1.020 conversion. Shouldn't the Brew Log treat a Diacetyl Rest more like an FG than an OG since it is nearing the end of fermentation?
     
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    The FG is the final gravity- that is, the ultimate ending SG of the beer when it’s 100% done.
     

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