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Old 04-23-2018, 01:40 AM
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Looking at getting a temperature gun to see how hot my motor is getting.
Is there any cheap ebay ones that have been tried and tested and confirmed as good??
What are you guys using? Just after a cheapy that works.
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Old 04-23-2018, 02:15 AM
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I have this one
https://m.banggood.com/MUSTOOL-MT6320-Digital-LCD-Non-Contact-Infrared-IR-Thermometer-Temperature-Meter-Gun-50-380-p-1125502.html?rmmds=search

a few others at my club use them and they all seem to work fine. We've compared them to a few more expensive ones and they all were within a few percent
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Old 04-23-2018, 03:28 AM
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Thanks for the link, I just bought the same one, cheers
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Originally Posted by turfy77 View Post
Looking at getting a temperature gun to see how hot my motor is getting.
Is there any cheap ebay ones that have been tried and tested and confirmed as good??
What are you guys using? Just after a cheapy that works.
Send links if possible, cheer
i am also seeking a reasonable temp gun. Any selling 2nd hand or further suggestions?
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Old 04-23-2018, 06:29 AM
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Been using a Nubee NUB8380H for the past couple of years. No complaints from me. I only wish I had one ten years ago.

Link: https://www.ebay.com/itm/temperature...item417eaa23f9
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I use the $12 non-contact IR thermometer from Harbor Freight. It is only a bit bigger than a car key fob, so you can carry it in your pocket while bashing / racing.

https://www.harborfreight.com/non-co...ter-93983.html
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Been using a Nubee NUB8380H for the past couple of years. No complaints from me. I only wish I had one ten years ago.

Link: https://www.ebay.com/itm/temperature...item417eaa23f9
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thanks rustyus. shall check it out. cheers
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Originally Posted by JerryRigged View Post
I use the $12 non-contact IR thermometer from Harbor Freight. It is only a bit bigger than a car key fob, so you can carry it in your pocket while bashing / racing.

https://www.harborfreight.com/non-co...ter-93983.html
dont know if harborfreight will ship to Aus. will ckeck it out JerryRigged. Maybe fob sized one at hobbyking or rcmart?
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Duratrax FlashPoint if you can find it. Really small (1 in x 2 in) $25 only. More accurate I think then the cheap gun style ones.
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Duratrax FlashPoint if you can find it. Really small (1 in x 2 in) $25 only. More accurate I think then the cheap gun style ones.
dont know if harborfreight will ship to Aus. will ckeck it out JerryRigged. Maybe fob sized one at hobbyking or rcmart?
Yeah, I think the Duratrax one is the same thermometer, but with the Duratrax name on it. And 2x the cost.
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I have had this one several years, has never let me down. Not a lot of $ either!

https://www.amainhobbies.com/pro-exo...-pxtpe1/p40152
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I've had this guy for 2 years now I believe. Compared it to my ridiculously priced guns at work and it's within 2 degrees up to the mid 400's so works for me.

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Whats the the overall size? Does it fit well in your pocket?


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I've had this guy for 2 years now I believe. Compared it to my ridiculously priced guns at work and it's within 2 degrees up to the mid 400's so works for me.

https://www.amazon.com/Etekcity-Lase...70_&dpSrc=srch
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Originally Posted by slodsm View Post
I've had this guy for 2 years now I believe. Compared it to my ridiculously priced guns at work and it's within 2 degrees up to the mid 400's so works for me.

https://www.amazon.com/Etekcity-Lase...70_&dpSrc=srch
I just bought this one
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very similar to the one posted above and while it really isn't as small or compact (pocket sized) as the RC marketed units, it works great and is very accurate and affordable!
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Harbor Freight has several check them out.
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