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Old 03-03-2008, 04:09 PM   #1
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Default HOW TO CHECK A TEMP GUN ?

I BOUGHT A NEW TEMP GUN AND WANT TO CHECK ITS ACCURACY CAN SOMEONE TELL ME A GOOD WAY TO CHECK IT ?
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Old 03-03-2008, 04:14 PM   #2
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check it against some of your friends temp guns!
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Old 03-03-2008, 04:17 PM   #3
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check it against some of your friends temp guns!
THAT WOULD WORK IF I WAS @ THE TRACK BUT IM NOT !
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Boil some water and check your temp gun against the boiling water. Oh, and turn caps lock off.
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Old 03-03-2008, 04:30 PM   #5
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Boil some water and check your temp gun against the boiling water. Oh, and turn caps lock off.
whats the caps lock have to do with a temp gun and what temp dose water boil @ ?
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Caps lock is considered yelling and is difficult to read.

Water boils at 212F.
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stick it up to your forehead and see if it reads in at 98.6 degrees
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thanks for the info guys .
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Water does boil at 212* but boiling water is not 'stuck' at that temp... it can get much hotter.

But if it's just barely boiling, I guess that would be close to 212.
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oh, btw... I've tried to temp myself with temp guns and can never get a full 98* body temp... but close.... low 90's

maybe I'm a reptile
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external body temp is different than the internal temp of 98.6
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Should of bought a Exergen. Then you wouldn't have to check.....
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put a cookie sheet in the oven at 300 degreese leave it there for a hout then check the temp of it
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