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WANTED Non invasive moisture meter.

Discussion in 'General Classifieds' started by scotjimland, Feb 14, 2015.

  1. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    I'm out looking at vans soon.. so..

    Required urgently.. a decent quality, pin-less , non invasive moisture meter..


    not fussy about make.. something like ;

    Protimeter,

    TROTEC T650,

    CEM DT-128M..

    any decent make considered.

    or if anyone knows where there is a good deal to be had.. ?


    thanks in anticipation..
     
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    I could do with one too so will watch with interest.

    What type of MH have you decided on Jim, PVC ?

    Paul.
     
  3. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    that was the original plan Paul.. .. but for several reasons have now decided on a sub 7mt A or C class ..

    have my eye on a 2003 Hymer B654 , a C class Euramobil, and also a nice B544


    early days.. but we must buy soon..
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    for my own use I'd be quite happy with a pin model.. but don't want to go around dealer's vans poking holes in them..

    don't think they would appreciate that
     
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    Mine says Kechcheng KC-318 bought after ebay link on here. Seems to work OK though you can never be totally certain with one of these.
     
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    I have one as well. I think it was Tonka recommended them first. Like This One (same trader). As Brian says, seems to work OK. I bought mine to keep an eye on things during the year. Its indication that all was well was backed up by the habitation service results.
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    thanks.. I was looking at these on ebay.. wondered how good they were..
     
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    I've got a pin type one that I used once when house hunting.
    Have no further use for it if anyone wants to buy it.
     
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    I bought one with sharp pins for my last van, and after noticing the pin pricks in the ceiling I ground the sharp points off, and filled the pin holes with copydex , had no problems when I part exchanged the van last year.

    John.
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    exactly the problem I want to avoid.. and as I mentioned , dealers or private sellers wouldn't take kindle to it..
    however, there are places where you do need the pin type.. eg. in corners where there is metal hidden in the corner. .. under the edges of window rubbers etc

    so ideally you need both types.

    but grinding off the pins ? .. They won't be able to penetrate the plastic coating if blunt.. so can only measure surface moisture.. which may just be condensation.
     
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    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    i use a pin one for buying wood for wood burner..you really need the real thing for motorhome hunting
     
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    What a brilliant idea. I'll keep mine as woodburner being fitted I a couple of weeks---yipeeeeee.
     
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    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    since we had Morso fitted over 3 years ago only had to turn away one load of so called seasoned wood...the guy was not best pleased when I pulled it out ...serves him right :)

    Jim if the one mentioned above for £50 good your not going to better that...pro ones cost in the hundreds. bring a ladder and some thing to lie on when you dig about underneath:cautious:

    http://www.how2caravan.com/how-to-damp-test-a-caravan-video/
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    :Eeek::Eeek::Eeek::Eeek:
     
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    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    Ha ha ha....I kinda noticed that when i wrote it...and thought surely no one would notice:giggle:
     
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