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Old 01-22-2010, 11:05 PM   #1
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Default Is a Johnson Thermostat Control probe waterproof?

Hey everyone.

Can i put my analog johnson probe in a glass of water?

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Old 01-22-2010, 11:23 PM   #2
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I do not think it is submersible. Why would you want to submerse it?

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ive heard by submerging the probe in water, it will provide a more stable temp reading. i dont believe it but i thought it wouldnt hurt to try it. thats why im asking.

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No!! You must use a thermowell, i.e. a waterproof tube to protect the probe. See Brewers Hardware for an example

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