Which one would you trust ?

Jerry045 Posted By Jerry045, Nov 8, 2012 at 10:42 AM

  1. Jerry045

    Jerry045
    Member 2.
    NULL
    

    Oct 3, 2009
    15
    0
    Loc:
    Quebec City
    Since many years I use a temperature probe to check the flue temperature for my Jotul combifire #4. I try to maintain the temp near 400F or more, to reduce creosote. Two years ago I cleaned the probe and since that time, the readings appeared to have somewhat changed. So yesterday I bought a new probe and check its performance against the old one. Well there were differences in readings.
    On the new one, I got readings around 700F and when I replaced it with the old one, I read something like a bit more 400F; true between the exchange the flue temp may have dropped a bit, say to 600F or so. But this is quite a difference to me. I am more leaning to trust the new one. Am I right ?



    Jerry
     

    Attached Files:

  2. tfdchief

    tfdchief
    Minister of Fire 2.
    NULL
    

    Nov 24, 2009
    3,336
    1,295
    Loc:
    Tuscola, IL
  3. begreen

    begreen
    Mooderator 2.
    NULL
    
    Staff Member

    Nov 18, 2005
    61,954
    7,925
    Loc:
    South Puget Sound, WA
    Hard to say but I would probably go by the new one as well. This is on double wall pipe, right?
     

Share This Page