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Re: [Shop-talk] thermostats

To: Randall <>
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] thermostats
From: David Scheidt <>
Date: Fri, 4 Dec 2009 19:07:00 -0500
On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 5:58 PM, Randall <> wrote:

> If your existing switch is the old-fashioned kind that uses a bimetal
> spring; you may be able to "recalibrate" it by rotating the mounting post
> for the spring.
> Or if it uses a bimetal spring plus a mercury switch, just mount it on the
> wall crooked <G>
> I did some quick searching, but everything I found either wouldn't go that
> low, or cost over $100.
> Here's one that will go down to 39F, though (and might be modifiable to go
> a
> bit lower, as above)
I wouldn't trust a mechanical thermostat to be accurate within 5 degrees F.

David Scheidt
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