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    test kit to buy in europe?

    anyone one recommend a test kit sold in europe?
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    Re: test kit to buy in europe?

    Quote Originally Posted by ellexesse
    anyone one recommend a test kit sold in europe?
    I can think of Taylor and Lovibond. Lovibond may be easier to obtain though.

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    Re: test kit to buy in europe?

    The closest kit to the Taylor K-2006 in Europe is the Pooltester SP 315C though it uses tablets instead of liquids and it uses a DPD test, not FAS-DPD. However, it does test for FC/CC, pH, TA, CH and CYA. If anyone knows of a better kit available in Europe, please let us know.
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    Re: test kit to buy in europe?

    TF Test Kits ships to Europe.
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    Re: test kit to buy in europe?

    Yes but HornerXpress Worldwide is Taylor's Master Distributor for Pool & Spa Products outside the U.S. and Canada.

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    Re: test kit to buy in europe?

    unfortunately I have tried shipping things from the States previously and got stung for import duties.
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    Re: test kit to buy in europe?

    The import duties and the extraordinary shipping costs make shipping of the TFTestkit to anywhere but the 50 states almost cost prohibitive. (we have decided we can legally only use UPS or FedEx to ship the kit internationally)

    The real bummer comes when ordering refills for the kit. Again, using FedEx or UPS, the refill shipping costs almost make it worth purchasing a whole new kit.

    It can be done but I don't think it presents a decent value to the customer.
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    Re: test kit to buy in europe?

    Hi,

    This is an old thread but the info may be valuable for others.


    I bought this test in europe:

    http://www.palintestusa.com/products-details.aspx?id=72

    It's expensive but worth it.

    I tried to purchase the taylor without success. I even contacted an address in spain that was supposed to be selling the taylor in europe but never got an answer from them.
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    Re: test kit to buy in europe?

    Welcome to TFP!

    Thanks for the info. See this post for more info of kits available from the UK, but a later poster said the FAS-DPD test was no longer available. Could you please post where you bought it (a link, if there is one)?
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    Re: test kit to buy in europe?

    Good discussion here: Test kits in the UKOops, wrong thread.
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