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Cheap and reliable refractometer?


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I have been using hydrometers successfully for 14+ years, but I am looking to change to a refractometer. I was considering the Milwaukee digital, but I have decided that I would like a cheaper option if there are any. Are there any cheap options that are decently accurate out there?

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I got a $20 one from Amazon and the 35ppm calibration fluid. It works great but found it took a few adjustments/calibrations to get it to consistently read 35ppm. Otherwise it beat the hydrometer I had in the past. 

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Thanks for the input! I was just about to order one of those from Amazon and then found a Milwaukee digital locally for a price I couldn't pass up.

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