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Old 05-11-2013, 04:40 PM   #1
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BRS refractometer and others

I would like to get a refractometer since I know it will be a lot more accurate than my current hydrometer. I saw the reviews about the BRS one and that looks good but amazon also has quite a few. Just curious which one everyone likes. Thanks
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I would expect to get a serviceable refractometer from them. I bought mine from Dr's Foster & Smith When it was on sale. Ebay has them for cheap but you get what pay for.
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I don't think there is a great variation in them. I bought a $50 one EBay and it works great. Only thing I wish I had gotten was one with a viewing LED built in.
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Just got my BRS refractometer and I live it. Just curious if I can use ro/di water to calibrate it
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Yes ro di will do the job.
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Old 06-03-2013, 01:47 PM   #6
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I got the BRS one about a month ago and it works great. Just make sure to use the calibration solution as specified to make sure that you're getting accurate readings.
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