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Unread 09-17-2007, 06:41 PM   #1
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I received my new Spicewine gauge today and plan to install it soon. I've got to drill a larger hole first. Does anyone know how to adjust it, assuning it even needs adjusting. There's a screw on the back which makes me think that is how to calibrate it. Any info?
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Boil water. hold gauge in and read . Slight turn on screw if needed,. Mine were right on.
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Boil water. hold gauge in and read . Slight turn on screw if needed,. Mine were right on.
turn it which way if it's under ? over ?
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Not sure, just remember you are working with a spring. Small adjustments and when you find the direction go slightly "loaded"and then back off so reading is in a rested state. Hope that make sense. Idea is if you are cranking up and it is loaded it will be different when it loads itself.
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Boil water. hold gauge in and read . Slight turn on screw if needed,. Mine were right on.
So that screw on the back is for minor adjustments then?
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I may need to buy one of these for the new reverse flow. Does anyone know the thread size so I can weld in the correct bung?
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So that screw on the back is for minor adjustments then?
It is for adjustments. I'm just saying it won't be like winding a clock. Slight Movements is all it takes.
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My Spicewine Therms. were dead on when I tested them.
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My Spicewine Therms. were dead on when I tested them.
The ones I got for my BUDS were on also. Had one that was defective on my Spicewine and Jay replaced it without hesitation. Anyone buying sa thermometer should get a Spicewine.
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Here is a picture of thermometer so you can see how it works.
http://www.teltru.com/cats/BT1100/BT1100.pdf
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http://www.nfsmi.org/Information/the...er/lesson3.pdf
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