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Old 03-08-2019, 07:48 PM   #1
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Moisture Meter For Hardwood Flooring


Just when I thought I'm done with tools, I'm now in the market for a moisture meter for my hardwood flooring projects.


Thinking about the Flir MR77 https://www.flir.com/products/mr77/

Or The Wagner https://www.wagnermeters.com/shop/orion-950-smart/

Seems like the Wagner offers more useful features for a contractor, especially species selection, vs the flir, but i also feel the flir may produce more accurate results.


Which would you choose and what are you currently using ?
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Using a Lignomat Mini S/D. It gets the job done.

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I also recommend Lignomat. I’m using a Ligno-DuoTec BW and am real happy with it.

That Flir is very nice, but if all you want to do is check moisture content of flooring it is WAY overkill.
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https://www.amazon.com/Delmhorst-J-2...A2BELRG0H44KIK .i have this one .totally surprised of the cost ,did not realize how much i paid .also has that species of wood selection .you have to scroll through to find the one you want and there is alot of choices . not saying it is better then others ,bought 15yrs or so ago and i guess at that time it had good reviews .
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I have a Delmhorst (J-lite) that stopped working. They told me to send it back and they would fix it for a flat rate ($75 if I remember correctly). So they are not a throw away item.
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I also recommend Lignomat. Iím using a Ligno-DuoTec BW and am real happy with it.

That Flir is very nice, but if all you want to do is check moisture content of flooring it is WAY overkill.
At the price of these units with , its very close to the flir . Unless I'm missing some other benefit here?

Looking for an all in one unit with RH built in.
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I use the Lingo also.

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Thanks everyone, Looks like I'm going with the Ligno-VersaTec .

Pin and Pinless , with Hygrometer

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