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Tel-Tru 12" Thermometer

Tel-Tru 12" Thermometer (E19)

4.56 stars, based on 16 reviews
We are very happy to be carrying this thermometer which is made right here in the USA. This Tel-Tru thermometer is a wonderful thermometer made from the highest-quality stainless steel. The 12" stem is equiped with a pan clip for easy use...
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From: St. Louis, MO USA
Really nice thermometer, easy to calibrate by just holding the nut on the back with pliers, dipping the stem in boiling water, and turning the dial to 100C / 212F. Temperature of ice water varies so much it's not useful for calibrating.

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From: Ohio
I used this thermometer in my oven for Thanksgiving dinner and it shattered, scattering broken glass onto my hot food. The description does say "oven safe" but do not trust it. The oven was oly set at 350 degrees, the thermometer was only used about 6 times for cheese and yogurt and it was never fully immersed in water.


Extremely useful thermometer

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Keeping accurate temperatures is important in cheese making. This thermometer is long enough to not get lost in oversized pans and clips to the side of my pan.

Finally a Great Thermometer

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I've owned a number of thermometers for cheesemaking, baking, etc. I like this one for its extra length.

Good thermometer

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  • calibrated
  • easy to read
  • both C & F
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From: Abbotsford, BC
Calibtated just right out of the box. Excellent diplay with both Farenheit and Celsius.

great thermometer

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From: VA
I've owned this for years and it works great. It tells true and rarely need recalibration. I mostly use it for cheesemaking and the length makes it much easier to use than shorter thermometers. I'll occasionally stick it in a roast chicken (once I've taken the chicken OUT of the oven) and it works fine for checking the internal temperature of meat.

Love this thermometer

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From: Wyoming
I have had and used this thermometer for probably 3 years and have loved it! The long probe work great with all my pots!

Love, love this thermometer!

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From: Oswego, OR
This is a very reliable and accurate thermometer. It is a reasonable price and excellent quality. I now have two in different length sizes! One is for two gallons and under and the other for 3 plus gallons.

Nearly wonderful!

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This thermometer does everything that it says it does, but it does need recalibrating quite often. This is really no hardship with a medical thermometer as a yardstick, but you need to remember to do it quite regularly for accurate results. Otherwise it's wonderful!



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You give a thermometer that goes to around 200 a bad review because it broke when you put it in your oven and ran it to 350. I hope for the sake of the people around you, you gave up cheesemaking.

Tel-Tru 12" Thermometer

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From: New York
This thermometer works just the way it should. It's easy to calibrate and clips to the side of the pot. It is not intended for oven use. The dial only goes up to 220 degrees F. Glad to buy a product made in the USA.

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Good, sleek, easy to read thermometer. Slightly too long or tall for a standard pot.

thermometer holding up well despite some (unintended) abuse

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  • quality
  • made in USA
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From: Susanville, CA
I'm new to cheesemaking and love this thermometer. I do small batches of milk products (1/2 to 1 gallon at a time) and use stainless steel Revereware pots...and this size of thermometer fits nicely in them. In getting used to the cheesemaking process, I have been klutzy at times and accidentally had the thermometer flying off into ice water or on the floor and miraculously it still works just fine. I particularly like how fast and seemingly accurate it is.

We Like It!

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Works great! We went through several store bought cheep ones before buying this one. It's lasted lots longer than the others. If I'm using a shallow pot, like when warming milk for yogurt making, it's a bit unhandy to have it so long and I have to be careful not to let it fall out of the pot. I guess I need a shorter one as well. :)

Wonderful

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From: Boise, Idaho
This is a staple for making my cheese. I'm able to SEE the temperature!!! No more holding the thermometer with one hand. Clip it on the side of the pan for a hands free cheese making experience. It's great. I purchased this as a gift for a friend. We could never go to another thermometer. Try it, you'll love it.

Works exactly as required.

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This thermometer is long enough for the tall pots needed to make multi-gallon cheese. It clips to the side of a pan, making the temperature reading convenient.

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