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Old 04-25-2007, 12:46 PM   #1
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Default Remote Thermometer on WOOT!

I'm seriously contemplating this. I already have one of the timer/thermometers similar to this, but it sure would be nice to be able to carry around a little remote that shows the mash temp. And if I were to do the whole tubing/silicone waterproofing thing with the probe, I'd be worry-free. Hmmm...
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Nice find that look really cool. I may have to pick one up also.

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Got something similar already. Great for watching how your mash is doing and how close to a boil your wort is. Word of advise. Buy a $3.00 length of shrink tubing and fit it over part of the lead and most or all of the mesh wire part and seal it with a heat gun.

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I have one that I got before I started brewing - for barbecue. But it works fabulously in wort. I do partial mashes on the stovetop, and can set an alarm for when the mash temp gets over 155, or whatever. Also very handy when chilling with an IC.

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Denny, where do you get shrink tubing?

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Denny, where do you get shrink tubing?
You can use Aquarium tubing. It stands up to the heat.
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I've heard that, but if I can get away from having to find food-grade silicone sealant, and just take a hair-dryer to some shrink-tubing, I'm all for it.

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The fit was so tight, I went commando.

No sealant.

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You can get shrink tubing at any electronic parts store. Radio Shack sells it in cut lengths (about 6"), but I've seen it in no-name stores in lengths of up to 3 feet.

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