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Old 06-15-2011, 03:13 PM   #1
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Anyone know if there is a Weldless Thermometer that has a probe that can be tilted downwards? I use a keggle and the thermometer hole is a little too high... I was trying to find one I saw in the past. My hope was that I can just replace the thermometer with a longer or bent probe that will hit the liquid.

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If I'm thinking aobut the same thermometer, the tilting action is on the dial end, not the probe.

You may have to figure out some sort of curved thermowell and a long cable probe.

Or plug the hole and drill a lower one.

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If I'm thinking aobut the same thermometer, the tilting action is on the dial end, not the probe.

You may have to figure out some sort of curved thermowell and a long cable probe.

Or plug the hole and drill a lower one.
BLichmann... and yes, its the face that tilts.

Curved thermowell could work.

Ideally I'd like to not plug the whole.
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I recall searching for one and it was expensive, don't recall where I saw it. You certainly can find them in a hand held meter with thermocouple that you could mount in a compression fitting. I think the cheapest method would be to drill a lower hole and get a plug for the existing hole. I considered doing that so I could brew 6 or 11 gallon batches, but wound up in another direction.


http://www.marshalltown-tempco.com/prodva.html ???

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I recall searching for one and it was expensive, don't recall where I saw it. You certainly can find them in a hand held meter with thermocouple that you could mount in a compression fitting. I think the cheapest method would be to drill a lower hole and get a plug for the existing hole. I considered doing that so I could brew 6 or 11 gallon batches, but wound up in another direction.


http://www.marshalltown-tempco.com/prodva.html ???
I think that is what I am leaning towards. Or just plugging the whole and using one of bobbym's sight glass and thermometer combos.
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