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    Salt Testing

    I took a test using the taylor drop test and it came out at 2900ppm. The SWG is reporting 3300ppm. I know the philosophy is always trust your numbers, but my understanding is there is potentially a 400ppm swing in the test. I am just trying to figure out where to go from here. Any input would be much appreciated.
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    Re: Salt Testing

    Split the difference? 3100? You're in the ballpark. I believe your unit needs between 2700-3400 PPM so you're good to go. Any fault indicators?
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    Re: Salt Testing

    You are good. There is no reason to worry about the exact number, it is clearly in the right general range.
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    Re: Salt Testing

    Your responses are much appreciated. The reason I worry, is that I travel frequently in the summer and don't want to come home to a green pool. Still trying to learn the ways of the SWG, but I have to say since installing it and learning about TFP, it truly has been a trouble free summer! No real issues, and it has been great!
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