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Old 02-15-2013, 11:20 AM
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I'm looking at several Temp Gauges. Which one do you prefer.

1st http://www.ebay.com/itm/400386245461...84.m1438.l2649

2nd http://www.ebay.com/itm/390453701483...84.m1438.l2649

3rd http://www.tooltopia.com/raytek-mt6....ricegrabber_r1

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Old 02-15-2013, 11:38 AM
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Dont waste your time with temp guns. Sound, Smoke, and Feel is your tuning aid..
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Dont waste your time with temp guns. Sound, Smoke, and Feel is your tuning aid..
+1 for sure. Only time I use one is break in and even then its just to know its hot enough to even try and start. Spit works well, spit on the glow plug, if it doesnt sizzle its not very hot, if it bounces around and is gone in a second its too hot. Slow sizzle like a frying egg and your good to go.

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the 3rd one you have listed would be my choice...
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Thanks fellows. I only want it for breakin, just for reference. I was needing one for some stuff I need to do around the house. If I'm gonna buy one I want one that will work great for my use in my Rc's.
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theres a new one called "TSR, or the smoke reader", it has worked flawlessly for years on cars, planes, boats and helicopters. for break in any would really do, 200ish is 200ish.
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theres a new one called "TSR, or the smoke reader", it has worked flawlessly for years on cars, planes, boats and helicopters. for break in any would really do, 200ish is 200ish.
I agree, I had to go to town tonight so I stopped in at Lowes. They had a general for $40, so I picked one up. The reveiws are good, so I'll give it a try. Thanks for all the input guys.
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im using kyosho mini temp gun, good price and materials. its been 4 years and its still working good.
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I would stick with the PE-1. It is always within 5 degrees of my exergen and its much cheaper. Just keep the tip clean and its good. The PE-2 that you have listed is fine too it's just a little bulkier. The laser pointer type like the last link you posted seem to be the least accurate. I have had a $70 version of that be off up to 30 degrees.
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Thanks for all your responses. You were a big help once again.
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