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Old 08-26-2008, 12:28 AM   #11
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So it's Official Refractometers are Better I mean "Better for Conductivity".... HUM UM..... Nice!!!...

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Old 08-26-2008, 07:14 AM   #12
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No, conductivity meters are more precise, but refracs will meet you half way in also being portable. If the instrument is well made, you calibrate properly, and you feel you are proficient in using it then both are acceptable

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Cool, thanks for the info James and Kurt (going to make me buy more stuff just so I can check it out....guess the LED lighting system may have to wait a bit longer....sigh)..
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Even with my bad eyesight I can clearly see the lines in my refractometer. That's why it has the viewing adjustment built it. Together with ATC and fresh calibration fluid I completely trust my refractometer. Would I rather have a calibrated electrical instrument? In most case yes. It's a cost/benefit thing.

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