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How to install a Thermometer in a Moonshine Still
The number one question we get asked VIA email and over the phone is this: "How do you add a thermometer to the still and where is the best place to install it?" When making moonshine it isn't critical, or even absolutely necessary to measure temperature, but there are a few benefits. A thermometer can be used to help detect the presense of methanol in moonshine and can also be used to determine when to shut down the still at the end of a run
Measure Liquid Temp and/or Vapor Temp with a Permanent Copper Fitting and 3" Thermometer
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