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Wall Thermostat Blues

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JWWebster:
This is the stat I installed. It works well.The $29 bucks I spent included a new 24 inch thermocouple.

JWWebster:
 :cheers:

jimbo6679:

--- Quote from: JWWebster on February 08, 2013, 08:26:00 PM --- I was forced to buy a digital wall thermostat because they was out of the old mercury bulb style.
--- End quote ---

I don't know if anyone makes a mercury stat anymore because so many states have banned them.  By this year the ban may be federal.    The "replacement" manual stat is usually a snap action switch, which is not as good as the old reliable mercury switch.    Even those are few and far between because mostly they are making digital.    But a plain, non-programmable digital is a pretty good unit, because they are simple, and the sensor is a thermistor, which gives a consistent and tightly regulated switchover point.

bigbuck:
jW, you are the man!!! :cheers:

JWWebster:
Easy Peasy O0 :cheers: :pint1: :banana: :tiphat:

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