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  1. #1
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    I've seen thermometer wells in copper that look like a piece of 1/4" tubing brazed through and diagonally across a piece of 1 1/8" tubing, or similar in other sizes.

    The purpose was to stab a thermometer into the center of the gas flow without a hassle with the insulation, or the freon.

    Anyone know where I can find these?

    Noel

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    Originally posted by Noel Murdough
    I've seen thermometer wells in copper that look like a piece of 1/4" tubing brazed through and diagonally across a piece of 1 1/8" tubing, or similar in other sizes...

    ...Anyone know where I can find these?

    Noel
    Try your local Lennox distributor.
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    Thanks

    Noel

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    You are not talking about a petes tap are you? If so they are only used on fluids and not used on refrigerants.

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    You can make one.
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    I think you're supposed to put something like mineral oil? in the hole, not just stab your thermometer into it?

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    They were shipped with earlier Lennox units and used for testing. Lennox has abandoned this approach to testing the charge. Not sure if they are still available.
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