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Old 10-15-2010, 03:19 PM   #1
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I have used the search function and come up with some ideas, but....

Is there a better quality WATERPROOF/SUBMERSIBLE digital thermometer someone can specifically suggest? I am willing to spend a little more for something durable.

I have a Taylor kitchen model that has the probe on it. I REALLY like that feature as I can put the probe in my cooler (MLT) and close the lid while it takes the reading. I also like the built in timer Is there in industrial version of this thermometer?


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Alan

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Old 10-15-2010, 03:29 PM   #2
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http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f11/remo...roofing-26905/

This is what I did.
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Old 10-15-2010, 03:37 PM   #3
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Wow, that is a great idea. I have ruined a thermometer by dropping the damned wire into the mash.

Also, key info from that thread:

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Don't even try without the lube.
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Old 10-15-2010, 03:42 PM   #4
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Are those O rings rubber?

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Old 10-15-2010, 03:43 PM   #5
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+1 to BioBeing's post. I did this and it works great. I also put the probe in the oven to dry it out. Fishing the tubing on the wire was a bit of a PITA but I used some KY and that seemed to work well.

Good Luck.

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