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Old 11-11-2008, 10:24 AM   #1
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Looking to buy some inexpensive tools for rough measurement of static pressure (manometer) and CFM (anemometer). All ideas greatly appreciated.


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Old 11-20-2008, 07:32 PM   #2
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Not sure what you mean by inexpensive but the Dwyer Magnehelic guage can be purchased for less than $100 bucks and it works great for checking static pressure.
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Old 11-21-2008, 05:57 AM   #3
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check out this link for a way to make one......

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The MASKED MODERATOR HAS STRUCK!

But seriously you can buy cheap (with questionable accuracy) or you can buy

super expensive (and get great accuracy and pay more because of the brand name). Lot of times you can buy kits with a variety instruments and save some cash.

Have you tried googling?
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Google "manmade manometer".


This is on of the links you will get: www.komar.org/faq/manometer/
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That link, shows the measuring method used ny many crews that set up mobil homes. Its very accurate for leveling them.

Unfortunately, its hard to read a .05" difference when using it.

You could, use that same method and make your own inclined manometer. Which can be read much easier, when checking static pressure.

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