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Am from the UK and wanted to no if the following water is ok? I want distilled water but not sure if the following is ok.

The following is distilled water but it also says "For Live Steam Engines"

http://www.wonderlandmodels.com/prod...GoogleShopping

Also Feser who do coolants aswell but I saw there bidistilled water please see below if this is ok


http://www.ebuyer.com/179913-feser-a...ant-1l-fa-0054

And then there's the H20 which am not sure but does say "water has been though a 11 stage filtration system"

http://www.specialtech.co.uk/spshop/...pid-12532.html
Edited by shadowman007 - 8/15/11 at 11:16pm
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Are you not able to get some from your local supermarket? They usually sell jugs of pure water
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out of those three, I would go with the Feser because it's cheaper, but you should be able to get some distilled water at your local grocery or drug store.
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You can pick some up from B&Q for a couple of quid, that's where I got mine from.
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To all you US / Canadian people; UK supermarkets (grocery stores) do NOT sell distilled water. Annoying but true.

Any of those linked products will be fine, pick the cheapest (don't forget shipping, it can make a big difference). The stuff from B&Q is de-ionized water, it is fine to use too so long as you don't replace your water regularly (DI water will reclaim ions from the metal in your loop).

I used to get mine from the local pharmacy, they would order in 5L bottles of distilled for me for about £4.

Edit:

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Originally Posted by shadowman007 View Post
And then there's the H20 which am not sure but does say "water has been though a 11 stage filtration system"
If you read the description of the steps then you get this:

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mayhems purification process
■We start off by sending the liquid through a 2 stage distiller.
■Then it is sent though a 7 stage reverse osmosis filtration system.
■Last but not least the liquid goes though a 2 filter polishing deionizer system.
So yes, it is distilled water.
Edited by GingerJohn - 8/16/11 at 12:05am
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