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Old 01-14-2009, 04:34 PM   #31
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Um... I dont know what it is called. It was an industrial shelving unit from Lowes... now upgraded with Diamond Plate shelves. It is 18' deep and 36" wide... each section is.


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Old 01-24-2009, 03:38 PM   #32
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New pic links, old ones are dead...







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Old 01-24-2009, 04:17 PM   #33
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I did this on my two 10 Gallon coolers last week.

Works Great!

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Old 01-24-2009, 04:18 PM   #34
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FWIW, I've had good luck with my digital therm w/ the wire lead, (as pictured). I toss the probe in my mash, brew, beef tenderloin, and haven't had any problems. Maybe I just got lucky.

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Old 01-24-2009, 06:19 PM   #35
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EVAN! was looking for the pics, he asked me to put some up as he is planning to do this with his cooler MLT as well. Between this in the MLT, the JC A419 in the HLT and the thermocouple and PID in the BK... I have pretty good temp. reporting across the system.
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FWIW, I've had good luck with my digital therm w/ the wire lead, (as pictured). I toss the probe in my mash, brew, beef tenderloin, and haven't had any problems. Maybe I just got lucky.

POL, glad to see another Sky God. Love the IND L/O.
Heh, I would not call myself a Sky God... I am pretty average, I am lucky I have not perished yet
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Would this technique work with my keggle?
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Would this technique work with my keggle?
If you are firing it with gas, Id worry about the heat from the burner causing problems with the plastic thermometer. But, the stopper idea should work just fine.
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I did this yesterday on my E-keggle. I switched the outlet to the bottom of the keg so I had a 7/8" hole left from where the old dip tube was. Since I don't have another keg in good condition sitting around... I figured it was a good time to put a thermometer in my keggle, to hide the hole..

So I got a #3 stopper and pushed it into the hole (almost goes all the way through but it is tight enough. I have a 1/4" probe thermometer that came off of one of the turkey fryer kits so I drilled a 1/8" hole and pushed the thermometer through (with a bit of keg lube). I think this also helped seal the stopper in the hole due to the outward pressure from the probe. Just lasted through my 2nd test on the rig today.
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So cheap, so easy... just like me.


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