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Old 11-24-2012, 11:05 PM   #1
Feb 2009
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I know its not Mercury, but does anyone know what the little black pellets are inside the floating thermometers? Just had one break all over the place.

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Old 11-24-2012, 11:19 PM   #2
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Almost all of the floating thermometers use steel shot for ballast. Got a magnet?
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Old 02-14-2013, 10:01 PM   #3
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Just had one break on me and didn't realize that some of the shot fell out until I bought the replacement just now.
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