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Old 02-10-2012, 05:50 PM   #1
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I'm looking for some recomendations for a thermometer. Specifically for mash temp, and strike water temp. Can be digital or other. What do you use and why do you like it.

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Old 02-10-2012, 05:57 PM   #2
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I'm gonna throw this out there....ThermaPen.

Handy, reliable, and fast.
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Old 02-10-2012, 06:11 PM   #3
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This thread comes up every few months. People go back and forth and in the end, they get a thermapen.

Personally, I have a Fluke 52 II. It's crazy expensive, but also super rugged and CRAZY accurate (and fast).

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Old 02-10-2012, 06:14 PM   #4
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Thermapen will always be considered pretty much the best. However, I didn't want to spend that much. I went with the RT600C. Same brand, but only $19 on amazon. Never had any accuracy/precision issues (I've calibrated it) and its spent about 72 hours totally submerged in my swamp cool after my cat knocked it in. No problems at all.
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Old 02-10-2012, 06:14 PM   #5
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CDN Digital Thermometer

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