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  • To calibrate the thermometer that came with the egg is easy. There is a nut on the back of the dial. Hold it with a wrench or channel locks and turn the dial face. Its kinda stiff but it will turn. Thank you, I didn't think of that... Makes sense…
  • here are some more pics: This was kida just a proof of concept model, the sheet metal work leaves a lot to be desired. I have a box/pan brake that my dad and I went in halves on but he has custody of it! I didn't want to drive to his house to use i…
  • bo_mull said: @smayjr Here is a thermocouple plug that might work for ya if you decide to make it replaceable http://www.auberins.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=20_3&products_id=119 Thank you sir!    
  • Thank you eggcelsior! It looks very prototypish to me! There are many improvements I'd like to make, mostly plugs for the 12vdc and the thermocouple. The sheet metal work could use some improvement as well, I just need to buy a sheet metal shear! I …
  • I hadn't joined this forum yet when I made it, so I didn't do it with sharing the build in mind, in other words I didn't take any pics as I went. I can deconstruct it a little and take pics in a few days when I'm off of work if it'd help. Look at i…
  • Okay, I'm not sure why the pictures is sideways? It wasn't when I chose it from the Gallery on my phone... And why does it appear twice in the post? What did I do wrong? Dang newbie!
  • Here is a pic I took last night of the first "trial by fire" of my homemade temperature control setup. I mostly used stuff I had already in my shop such as the stainless sheet metal, 12vdc power supply and computer fan. I bought the PID controller …
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