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Old 06-18-2012, 01:33 PM   #11
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No I was just wiping it with cloth. And DUH...I was using the same dropper for the calibrating and saltwater. I bet that contaminated both samples. So I cleaned the area with rodi water and used spoons to put the samples on (I only have one dropper...where do you even buy those??) It came up 1.025. That was last night, I also did it this morning and it was 1.025. Maybe this has been the problem. Rookie mistake. I will continue like this and see if it makes more sense now. THANKS for your help as always
Nice! Seems like you're on track. You can get plastic syringes in most pharmacies. They're super cheap and they hold a decent amount 5ml+. I think i ended up using my son's old syringe once his medicine for his last cold was used up.
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Old 06-18-2012, 01:54 PM   #12
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I got droppers on ebay. I got 50 disposable droppers for like $5.
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Old 06-18-2012, 03:14 PM   #13
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I got droppers on ebay. I got 50 disposable droppers for like $5.

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