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    Local New Leslies does Drop Based Testing!

    Dropped by a new local Leslies store today (first one I've ever been in) and It was real slow, so I took the opportunity to ask the guy about how they tested water samples. Low and behold, I was shocked to see his counter lined up with all Taylor drop based testing supplies and NO computer testing. How rare an animal is this?
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    Re: Local New Leslies does Drop Based Testing!

    All the Leslie's around here do Taylor drop based testing as well. Still easier and more repeatable to do it yourself though. And they certainly do not do the CYA test with the correct lighting.
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    Re: Local New Leslies does Drop Based Testing!

    The chlorine test only goes up to 5 at the stores down here. They plug the results into the computer to give you their recommendations every once in a while.
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    Re: Local New Leslies does Drop Based Testing!

    You should be proud for not knowing woody!
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    Re: Local New Leslies does Drop Based Testing!

    I was under the assumption that they used that high fallutin' computer testing.
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