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Thermometer not working.

Postby CP Brewer » Mon May 07, 2018 8:22 pm

Hi All,
My thermometer is not reading can i keep distilling? have turned boiler off for now.
any suggestions?
what can i do with the Wash in the boiler?
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Re: Thermometer not working.

Postby Doubleuj » Mon May 07, 2018 9:08 pm

You’ll be right mate, perfect opportunity to learn to run your still based on output speed rather than temp.
Small adjustments to your water flow until you get that dribble dribble drip
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Re: Thermometer not working.

Postby CP Brewer » Mon May 07, 2018 10:57 pm

Cheers WJ,
restarted boil but put hot hose into jug and used meat thermometer in jug working a treat :-D
Still very new at this. Thanks for your reply.
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Re: Thermometer not working.

Postby warramungas » Mon May 07, 2018 11:45 pm

'Hot Hose' is what exactly? Not a plastic hose for your ethanol line?
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Re: Thermometer not working.

Postby The Stig » Tue May 08, 2018 4:40 am

I’m guessing and I hope it’s the hot water outlet
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Re: Thermometer not working.

Postby woodduck » Tue May 08, 2018 9:36 am

Hi CP, looks like your new around here. It would be great if you poped into the welcome centre and told us a bit about yourself.

I hope your run went well :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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