Anyone using a Thermoworks TW8060?

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Anyone using a Thermoworks TW8060?

Post by Georgiaboy98 » March 28th, 2013, 10:32 am

I'm having trouble with the air temp reading corectly. Is there a way to calibrate it?




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Re: Anyone using a Thermoworks TW8060?

Post by Frank_Cox » March 28th, 2013, 7:26 pm

Click here : Calibration services
I think you will need to send it to them for calibration if that is what it needs. I do know that type K probes often develop loose connections which can mess up their accuracy. also you should do the ice water test.



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Post by smokethis » March 28th, 2013, 7:41 pm

Frank tell me about the ice water test please :-w


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Post by Georgiaboy98 » March 28th, 2013, 7:43 pm

Thanks Frank I think I'll send it in.



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Re: Anyone using a Thermoworks TW8060?

Post by Frank_Cox » March 28th, 2013, 8:21 pm

no problem!
the ice water test is as follows....
  • fill a cup with ice
  • fill with water
  • stir water an ice until ice appears to begin melting slightly
  • insert probe to be calibrated and it should read 33*F
  • if not then calibrate according to manufacturers instructions
this test will work fine for most thermometers that read in this range. for those that will not, then do the boil test.
  • bring water to a boil
  • you may need to find the correct temperature water boils at for your altitude
  • if you are roughly less than 1500 feet above sea level 212*F will work
  • insert probe to be calibrated
  • if probe does not read correctly then calibrate according to manufacturers instructions



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Re: Anyone using a Thermoworks TW8060?

Post by Gizmo » March 29th, 2013, 5:00 am

You have now been B.T.U.ed ... :D


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Post by The Czar » March 29th, 2013, 7:21 am

Rick wrote:You have now been B.T.U.ed ... :D
NO freaking doubt..... :wtf:

He don't post often....but when he does....you get btu'd.....


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Post by Smokeone » March 29th, 2013, 9:16 am

:-B


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Re: Anyone using a Thermoworks TW8060?

Post by alleyrat58 » March 30th, 2013, 7:00 pm

Frank_Cox wrote:no problem!
the ice water test is as follows....
  • fill a cup with ice
  • fill with water
  • stir water an ice until ice appears to begin melting slightly
  • insert probe to be calibrated and it should read 33*F
  • if not then calibrate according to manufacturers instructions
this test will work fine for most thermometers that read in this range. for those that will not, then do the boil test.
  • bring water to a boil
  • you may need to find the correct temperature water boils at for your altitude
  • if you are roughly less than 1500 feet above sea level 212*F will work
  • insert probe to be calibrated
  • if probe does not read correctly then calibrate according to manufacturers instructions
Thermoworks also recommends the ice water check over the boiling water check as you don't need to worry about atmospheric pressure at your current elevation. They also recommend using crushed ice.

Ok I feel better now.


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Re: Anyone using a Thermoworks TW8060?

Post by SmokinFF » March 31st, 2013, 8:52 am

Did AR just BTU Frank? I think that just happened. :kewl:


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Post by Rodcrafter » March 31st, 2013, 10:25 am

:yth:


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Re: Anyone using a Thermoworks TW8060?

Post by Frank_Cox » March 31st, 2013, 5:56 pm

no, his btu'ing dont stand a chance to the wrath of my full on btu frontal assault capabilities..... :huh:



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Re: Anyone using a Thermoworks TW8060?

Post by Smokeone » March 31st, 2013, 6:19 pm

:-o :-o :-o :-o :-o
Sounds like its on now. :D


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Re: Anyone using a Thermoworks TW8060?

Post by Frank_Cox » March 31st, 2013, 6:27 pm

I will drop a train on'em



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Re: Anyone using a Thermoworks TW8060?

Post by alleyrat58 » April 1st, 2013, 9:50 am

Frank_Cox wrote:I will drop a train on'em
haha!


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Re: Anyone using a Thermoworks TW8060?

Post by The Czar » April 1st, 2013, 10:19 am

Or at least a short bus......I don't think Frank got BTU'D....I think he go Killowatted.... :wtf:


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