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Old 03-11-2012, 05:02 PM   #1
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I have a CDN ProAccurate probe thermometer (the kind that has a digital face attached to a 6ish-inch probe.

For heating up my strike water, would it be effective and safe for the thermometer to leave the probe stuck into the water via a hole in the lid of my kettle?

How far do I need to insert the thermometer into the water to ensure accurate reading?

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Old 03-11-2012, 08:58 PM   #2
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It reads at the tip, about the first inch. Yes, it will be fine stuck through the lid.
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