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Unread 08-12-2009, 04:15 PM   #1
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My trusty Taylor instant read thermometer busted on me. Sad day. I think I'm going to change to a thermapen. Are there any deals to be had on a thermapen? Going rate on a new one is $ 99.00. Any information is much appreciated!

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Unread 08-12-2009, 04:16 PM   #2
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If you order direct, you can get the original version for $74.00 (and worth every penny).

It goes without saying that Black is the fastest and most accurate.
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If you order direct, you can get the original version for $74.00 (and worth every penny).

It goes without saying that Black is the fastest and most accurate.

^^^^what he said, except the part about the color.
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I didn't see the older models when I looked the other day. Do now!
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Mike - call and ask if they have any refurbs. If not, I might give you a bargain on a trusty grey one because I have been looking for a good reason to buy the new water-resistant one. I have two right now - don't let your wife clean your thermopen without explicit directions not to submerse in fluid - we thought it was ruined so I ordered another one because I had a contest that weekend. Once it dried it was fine and has been working ever since.
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This again?
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I think Daydots carries them. But I think my last coupon expired
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Does this fall under the one eggcessory gift?
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Does this fall under the one eggcessory gift?
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Mike - call and ask if they have any refurbs. If not, I might give you a bargain on a trusty grey one because I have been looking for a good reason to buy the new water-resistant one. I have two right now - don't let your wife clean your thermopen without explicit directions not to submerse in fluid - we thought it was ruined so I ordered another one because I had a contest that weekend. Once it dried it was fine and has been working ever since.

I may have take you up on that! Thanks!
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Mike - call and ask if they have any refurbs. If not, I might give you a bargain on a trusty grey one because I have been looking for a good reason to buy the new water-resistant one. I have two right now - don't let your wife clean your thermopen without explicit directions not to submerse in fluid - we thought it was ruined so I ordered another one because I had a contest that weekend. Once it dried it was fine and has been working ever since.
Ditto! Still haven't opened the new one.
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Love the threads that pop up from time to time re thermopens.
There is nothing better than the feel and 'sperience but thermopens are a valuable tool/bullet in the bandolero when they are RAY-ED.
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And on this site there are so many misled individuals that don't see the LIGHT
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