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Thermapen Sale
« on: April 17, 2015, 07:39:22 PM »
Thought I'd pass this along as they are currently discounting a particular color of Thermapen for $79. I can't say enough great things about these devices.


http://www.thermoworks.com/products/thermapen/

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Re: Thermapen Sale
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2015, 08:52:02 PM »
You don't have to burn a lot of bucks to get great instruments. The Thermapen manufacturer makes the following thermometers that have virtually the same spec and they cost WAY less. I use both of these:

http://www.thermoworks.com/products/low_cost/rt301wa.html
http://www.thermoworks.com/products/low_cost/rt600c.html
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Re: Thermapen Sale
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2015, 09:01:31 PM »
Yes, but think of the time I'm saving with my 3-second readings! Good point though and thanks for the additional links.

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Re: Thermapen Sale
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2015, 09:34:30 PM »
You don't have to burn a lot of bucks to get great instruments. The Thermapen manufacturer makes the following thermometers that have virtually the same spec and they cost WAY less. I use both of these:

http://www.thermoworks.com/products/low_cost/rt301wa.html
http://www.thermoworks.com/products/low_cost/rt600c.html

Nice recommendation. Thanks, Martin!
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Re: Thermapen Sale
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2015, 09:59:04 PM »
You don't have to burn a lot of bucks to get great instruments. The Thermapen manufacturer makes the following thermometers that have virtually the same spec and they cost WAY less. I use both of these:

http://www.thermoworks.com/products/low_cost/rt301wa.html
http://www.thermoworks.com/products/low_cost/rt600c.html

Nice recommendation. Thanks, Martin!

+1 to the RT600C - I have one and love it. So does my wallet.
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Re: Thermapen Sale
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2015, 01:29:51 AM »
I posted this in another thread.  Only $20 and reads in 6 seconds.  I'm on my second only because I set my first in an open flame.  I verified the second was calibrated out of the box just like the first.

https://www.homebrewersassociation.org/forum/index.php?topic=22271
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Re: Thermapen Sale
« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2015, 11:30:54 AM »
You don't have to burn a lot of bucks to get great instruments. The Thermapen manufacturer makes the following thermometers that have virtually the same spec and they cost WAY less. I use both of these:

http://www.thermoworks.com/products/low_cost/rt301wa.html
http://www.thermoworks.com/products/low_cost/rt600c.html

Nice recommendation. Thanks, Martin!

+1 to the RT600C - I have one and love it. So does my wallet.
+2 It works great and so cheap I bought 2.
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Re: Thermapen Sale
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2015, 01:28:07 PM »
As I have mentioned before, I thought that my Thermapen was the most ridiculous, money burning a hole in my pocket purchase that I had ever made when I placed the order, and I purchased my Thermapen during an open box sale.  However, I can honestly say that the Thermapen is worth every penny of its hefty price tag.

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Re: Thermapen Sale
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2015, 04:41:18 PM »
I like mine. 

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« Reply #9 on: April 18, 2015, 05:50:12 PM »
As I have mentioned before, I thought that my Thermapen was the most ridiculous, money burning a hole in my pocket purchase that I had ever made when I placed the order, and I purchased my Thermapen during an open box sale.  However, I can honestly say that the Thermapen is worth every penny of its hefty price tag.

Agreed.  I love mine too.

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« Reply #10 on: April 18, 2015, 05:58:05 PM »
I have the 600 version and it is plenty fine. Fast and waterproof were my main concerns. People that I know with the thermopen absolutely love them. I will get one someday, but for now the 600 is good enough.

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Re: Thermapen Sale
« Reply #11 on: April 18, 2015, 07:11:43 PM »
I'm right there with you steve. Very happy with my 600, but will get to the thermopen  eventually I'm sure
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Re: Thermapen Sale
« Reply #12 on: April 19, 2015, 03:45:38 AM »
As I have mentioned before, I thought that my Thermapen was the most ridiculous, money burning a hole in my pocket purchase that I had ever made when I placed the order, and I purchased my Thermapen during an open box sale.  However, I can honestly say that the Thermapen is worth every penny of its hefty price tag.

Agreed.  I love mine too.
+2.  I kind of gave a sick chuckle when I clicked away a hundred bucks on a thermometer.  I will say it gets used a ton and I have a hard time keeping it in the brewery as it is so handy for grilling. 

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Re: Thermapen Sale
« Reply #13 on: April 20, 2015, 02:59:50 PM »
Yes, but think of the time I'm saving with my 3-second readings! Good point though and thanks for the additional links.

Haha, SO much time!

I love my thermapen as well, great investment.
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Re: Thermapen Sale
« Reply #14 on: April 20, 2015, 04:23:40 PM »
Got mine for Christmas and love it too. 
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