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Old 12-08-2009, 11:51 PM   #1
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Default Where's the best place(cheapest) to get a Brewmometer?

I want to add a thermometer to the pot I use to heat up mash/sparge water so that I can hit those temps better. Where have you found to be the best price?

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Old 12-09-2009, 12:24 AM   #2
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Hell, if it wouldn't leave a hole in all of my brewpots, I'd give you mine for nothing. I think they're junk.


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Old 12-09-2009, 12:33 AM   #3
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Cheap digital thermo from Target gets the job done without cutting any holes. They even have water proof models.
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Old 12-09-2009, 03:22 PM   #4
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I have a Brewmometer on all three of my pots. I bought the weldless versions from Northern Brewer and found they had the best price when shipping was factored in.

Unlike the posts above, I really like them. They are accurate and can be calibrated.
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Old 12-09-2009, 10:27 PM   #5
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Hell, if it wouldn't leave a hole in all of my brewpots, I'd give you mine for nothing. I think they're junk.
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Why are they junk for you? What problems have you had with them?
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I have three and they all stick. When I am raising temps for a step mash, or mashout, or whatever, that damned needle won't budge at all, and then it lets go and I find out that I've overshot my temp by around 20 degrees or so. Tapping on the thermometer helps a little bit, but I don't completely trust them.
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and they are WAY over priced.

go to walmart and get an oven thermometer and let it rest in your hlt. it will be accurate enough, and cheap!
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I have 3 I'll sell you cheap. Actually I have 4.
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Old 12-10-2009, 05:05 PM   #9
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I have 3 I'll sell you cheap. Actually I have 4.
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Email me with a price if you're serious about selling me one cheap. mtn482@hotmail.com

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This is crappy to find out, I just bought 2 and are not even installed yet.

P.S. rebel brewer has free shipping on all blichman products including these, so you can at least save on the shipping.


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