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    TA test - how red is red?

    when doing the TA test, (K-2006) when I add the drops it goes from green to almost clear with a very slight red. one more drop and it goes to dark red.

    its it the light red or the dark red that I need to base my results off of? been going off the dark red, but been meaning to ask.

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    Re: TA test - how red is red?

    Yes.

    Check out post #6 in this thread for explicit instructions.
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    Re: TA test - how red is red?

    ok, so the change from green to clear, or green to pink, or green to red - whichever happens first is what to base results off of.

    Thanks Richard! that was a great link there!
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    Re: TA test - how red is red?

    Quote Originally Posted by gtnos View Post
    ok, so the change from green to clear, or green to pink, or green to red - whichever happens first is what to base results off of.

    Thanks Richard! that was a great link there!
    It's when the color stops changing.

    Mine usually goes green to grey to faded pink to Barbie pink, and no matter how many more drops I add, it never gets beyond Barbie pink.
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    Re: TA test - how red is red?

    Check out this video for an example. Continue the test until you see ŃO color change.

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    Re: TA test - how red is red?

    Quote Originally Posted by Richard320 View Post
    It's when the color stops changing.

    Mine usually goes green to grey to faded pink to Barbie pink, and no matter how many more drops I add, it never gets beyond Barbie pink.
    ahhh... I get it. Thanks again!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leebo View Post
    Check out this video for an example. Continue the test until you see ŃO color change.
    awesome! thanks!
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