damp meter

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  1. wizzer59

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    I'm after a damp meter but would prefer a pinless one, anyone got one they can recommend?
     
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    CEM DT128 from Amazon £49

    Very good & good value, works as well as if not better than some costing hundreds.
     
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    Hi Jay
    Thanks for that, just what I was looking for(y)
     
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    I use a Trotec T650, good tool.

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    Thanks Dave is that pinless?
     
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    Yes, its exactly what you asked for. For further information I also use a pin type as a backup if the non invasive meter indicates high damp levels as they can give false readings, some motorhomes have a thin aluminium panel bridging joints in ceilings for example and this would give a high reading on a pinless type.

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    Tonka on here is selling a new pinless one for less than 30 and he is going to bring and buy . Regards Kate
     
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    Thanks guys, I've ordered the one Jay recommended as I need it before the weekend(y)
     

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