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Old 03-20-2010, 11:55 AM   #1
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Default Creating a Thermowell

Ok, I have this idea for creating a thermowell easily. But I can't find if anyone else did it on the site. I want to take a 1/2" copper tube, weld a cap on it, drill a hole in the cap, drop ball of JB weld putty into the end and stick my K thermocouple through it. Will that work?

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Old 03-20-2010, 12:38 PM   #2
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Have you looked at the stainless one's at brewers hardware? http://www.brewershardware.com/Temperature-Probe-Ends/
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