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Old 12-29-2004, 06:36 PM   #1
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I thinking about purchasing a refractometer and was wondering what brand people have been happy with, i'm sure it is personal preference, but they all appear to be the same to me, atleast the ones on ebay that i have been looking at. They all have atc, mostly the differences in them are whether they are equipped with their own light, and how to calibrate them (either a screw, or something you can turn by hand) please let me know which kind you guys think is a great buy. Thanks


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Old 12-30-2004, 09:19 AM   #2
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I can't find a link to the one I bought, but I've got the Premium Blue Refractometer: RHS-10ATC

hard carry-case, calibration screw, no light, $45. I see no reason for an internal light unless you're getting a great deal, as any light source will be enough to test the salinity.

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Old 12-30-2004, 06:26 PM   #3
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I've got the same one and love it. You can point it at any light, so I woudn't think an internal light would be needed. Just one more thing to break.
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Old 12-30-2004, 10:00 PM   #4
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