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Re: The BEST thermometer in the World
« Reply #15 on: February 06, 2010, 05:40:49 PM »
I have this one, and I am a HUGE fan of it. You can also get it with a wire lead on it. Its waterproof, which is a definite plus.
http://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Scientific-Digital-Thermometers-Stem/dp/B0015SGXAM
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Re: The BEST thermometer in the World
« Reply #16 on: February 06, 2010, 09:14:22 PM »
Taylor 9842 Commercial Waterproof Digital Thermometer

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Proof

I've dropped it into the mash, while chilling wort and its stood the test of time.
I have a dial thermometer as a back up but havent needed it yet (knocking on wood)

All for around $15.00
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Re: The BEST thermometer in the World
« Reply #17 on: February 07, 2010, 10:46:28 AM »
Ah yes, the CDN Pro Accurate Quick Tip.  Came in first in America's Test Kitchen testing.  I have one I use for cooking but the probe is too short for my brewing purposes.
Is there another America's Test Kitchen?  This one has been at the top of every ATK list I've ever seen:  http://www.thermoworks.com/products/thermapen/splashproof_thermapen.html

This is what I have, and it rocks.  But it's very expensive.

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Re: The BEST thermometer in the World
« Reply #18 on: February 07, 2010, 12:36:08 PM »
Thank goodness for Amazon.
and the advice from all of you.
Ordered 3 thermometers - just keep on clicking and the orders keep on coming

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Re: The BEST thermometer in the World
« Reply #19 on: February 08, 2010, 09:33:10 AM »
Ah yes, the CDN Pro Accurate Quick Tip.  Came in first in America's Test Kitchen testing.  I have one I use for cooking but the probe is too short for my brewing purposes.
Is there another America's Test Kitchen?  This one has been at the top of every ATK list I've ever seen:  http://www.thermoworks.com/products/thermapen/splashproof_thermapen.html

This is what I have, and it rocks.  But it's very expensive.

They recently cited the CDN as being as effective for lot less money.  But, yeah, the Thermapen is really good if you want to spend the $$.
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Re: The BEST thermometer in the World
« Reply #20 on: February 08, 2010, 11:57:32 AM »
check out thermapens.   instant read.  awesome.  LONG battery life.  fully warranty.  not the cheapest, just he best.
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Re: The BEST thermometer in the World
« Reply #21 on: February 11, 2010, 10:58:37 AM »
I love my Superfast Thermapen! Pricey but worth it!

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Re: The BEST thermometer in the World
« Reply #22 on: February 12, 2010, 09:11:50 AM »
I definitely recommend stuff from Thermoworks.com   

I haven't used their Thermapen but I have this mini unit that uses K-type probes (http://thermoworks.com/products/handheld/mtc.html) and I got a couple different probes to handle all my brewing, smoking, and meat needs.


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Re: The BEST thermometer in the World
« Reply #23 on: February 12, 2010, 08:44:01 PM »
I have this one, and I am a HUGE fan of it. You can also get it with a wire lead on it. Its waterproof, which is a definite plus.
http://www.amazon.com/Fisher-Scientific-Digital-Thermometers-Stem/dp/B0015SGXAM

I have this also. I can attest it is definitely waterproof since I have dropped it in the mash and it still works fine.

My only complaint is that the response time is slow, but otherwise it seems very accurate.

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Re: The BEST thermometer in the World
« Reply #24 on: February 23, 2010, 07:00:55 AM »
Taylor 9842 Commercial Waterproof Digital Thermometer

Bullet
Proof

I've dropped it into the mash, while chilling wort and its stood the test of time.
I have a dial thermometer as a back up but havent needed it yet (knocking on wood)

All for around $15.00

I knew it.

Reads about 6 degrees off now.
Its almost two years old, maybe I should change the battery. Cant calibrate it though...............

MEH, I'll send it back and use the lifetime warranty.
Glad I had the dial as a back up.
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Re: The BEST thermometer in the World
« Reply #25 on: February 23, 2010, 02:19:04 PM »
You do not have to change batery on this one  ;D
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Re: The BEST thermometer in the World
« Reply #26 on: February 23, 2010, 06:19:58 PM »
You do not have to change batery on this one  ;D


Whats the response time on those?
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Re: The BEST thermometer in the World
« Reply #27 on: February 23, 2010, 06:46:38 PM »
I have it submerged all the time when I mash.
Otherwise I would say 10 sec.
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Re: The BEST thermometer in the World
« Reply #28 on: February 24, 2010, 05:17:24 AM »
I have it submerged all the time when I mash.
Otherwise I would say 10 sec.

What do you use to keep it standing upright so it doesn't fall down into the bottom of the mash? 

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Re: The BEST thermometer in the World
« Reply #29 on: February 24, 2010, 05:28:19 AM »
I have it submerged all the time when I mash.
Otherwise I would say 10 sec.

What do you use to keep it standing upright so it doesn't fall down into the bottom of the mash? 

Looks like its designed to stay upright
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