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Unread 01-05-2010, 09:07 AM   #1
AlwaysBulkin
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Default Building Propane Smoker Trailer, Need Thermostat

Hey, folks, I am in the process of building a smoker trailer and am having trouble finding a part or too. What I want to do is make this puppy entirely propane run and have only 12 volt parts controlling everything so I don't have electrical requirements. I want to have the propane burner controlled by a thermostat so it will turn it on and off. Getting a 12 volt propane solenoid is easy enough, but I'm having difficulty in locating a 12 volt thermostat that I can use for setting my temps and having it open and close the solenoid. Has anyone come across anything like this? Any help is truly appreciated.
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Unread 01-05-2010, 09:48 AM   #2
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Honeywell T675A1102, remote temperature controller. Operating range 160° to 260° F. 20 foot capillary length. Temperature differential of 3° to 10°.

Probably not the best selection as the maximum sensor temp is 280°.

I would check with a Grainger or Johnstone Supply for a better match. The Most of these thermostats have a switch that is good for milli-volt to 120 volt operation.

Or try a restaurant equipment repair service.
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Awesome! Thank you very much.
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The only thought I have is go to a local camper dealer and ask what ya got?
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Unread 05-25-2010, 10:48 PM   #5
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What state are u in and do u build smokers for business or just as a hobbylet me know please goingtothird@yahoo.com
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