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    Default Is the volume 1-spray from a sample bottle the same as 1-spray from a regular bottle?

    I've searched for this and I get different answers. Some say 1-1, some say 3-1.

    Also is 1-spray from a travel size any different than a full bottle spray?

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    Default Re: Is the volume 1-spray from a sample bottle the same as 1-spray from a regular bottle?

    Never thought about this myself. I would like to think that the volume from a bottle atomizer would be a bit more, but really not sure.
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    Default Re: Is the volume 1-spray from a sample bottle the same as 1-spray from a regular bottle?

    Typically sample/small decant vials spray out less compared to full size bottle with regular sized atomizers. For regular sized bottles, some can let out a lot of juice while others let out a minimal amount.
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    Default Re: Is the volume 1-spray from a sample bottle the same as 1-spray from a regular bottle?

    In my experience samples spray out less than full bottles. This isn't always the case I suppose, but I notice I have to use more sprays to get the full effect of wearing a fragrance when I test it from a sample.

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    Default Re: Is the volume 1-spray from a sample bottle the same as 1-spray from a regular bottle?

    Sample is less than full bottle 2-3 = 1 imo.

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    Default Re: Is the volume 1-spray from a sample bottle the same as 1-spray from a regular bottle?

    Varies. 2 to 1 in most cases.
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    Default Re: Is the volume 1-spray from a sample bottle the same as 1-spray from a regular bottle?

    I usually go by 2 to 1 as well. If I'd spray four times from a real bottle, I test it with eight from a sample (two in each spot I would normally put one).

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    Default Re: Is the volume 1-spray from a sample bottle the same as 1-spray from a regular bottle?

    Usually not. I use a generalization of 2:1, but there’s a huge variation in the spray volume from full bottles, so in my experience it could be anywhere from 1:1-5:1
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    Default Re: Is the volume 1-spray from a sample bottle the same as 1-spray from a regular bottle?

    3-1 small sample, 2-1 for the nicer ones.
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    Default Re: Is the volume 1-spray from a sample bottle the same as 1-spray from a regular bottle?

    1:1 if tester/sample bottle is of the same size as the regular version as they typically share identical atomiser type. Ultimately itís the size and type of atomiser that counts in addition to spraying technique and the remaining volume in the bottle that affect a single spray volume. A travel sized atomiser usually (not always) puts out less amount per spray than would its regular bottle counterpart.
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