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#5952955 - 09/29/15 03:44 PM 28.00 heat treat oven modification
randallss7 Offline
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Registered: 02/20/12
Posts: 1149
Loc: Purcell Oklahoma
I finally broke down and purchased a 28.00 PID, SCR and thermocouple from ebay, 28.00 shipped. Modified my manual infinite dial controlled oven to a digital one. Works great I know its not really a knife and I posted it in the knife section, but I thought there may be people running old Kilns out there with dials or manual controls and this solution was very reasonable priced and works great. I kept the K type thermocouple that came with the oven, it drove a meter that has been replaced with a Digital PID

I'm going to get a couple more and modify my cheep toaster ovens to get a higher quality more stable temperature.




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#5955485 - 09/30/15 10:13 PM Re: 28.00 heat treat oven modification [Re: randallss7]
MikeC Offline
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Registered: 08/09/05
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Loc: Grayson County
What a deal! I broke down and bought a new heat treat oven. I don't regret it a bit, my old one had seen better days.

I'm also glad to see that I'm not the only one who has a lot of "stuff" around the shop.
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#5955680 - 10/01/15 06:29 AM Re: 28.00 heat treat oven modification [Re: MikeC]
randallss7 Offline
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Registered: 02/20/12
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Loc: Purcell Oklahoma
Originally Posted By: MikeC
What a deal! I broke down and bought a new heat treat oven. I don't regret it a bit, my old one had seen better days.

I'm also glad to see that I'm not the only one who has a lot of "stuff" around the shop.


Oh there is no shortage of projects in that shop, problem is they are all in the initial junk take up room stages. I actually have all the parts to build my own heat treat oven I just have not started putting it together yet.

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#5956513 - 10/01/15 03:37 PM Re: 28.00 heat treat oven modification [Re: randallss7]
Growley Offline
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Registered: 10/26/10
Posts: 280
Loc: Aledo, TX
Hey I'd like to send you a pm but your box is full.

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#5956591 - 10/01/15 04:25 PM Re: 28.00 heat treat oven modification [Re: Growley]
randallss7 Offline
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Registered: 02/20/12
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Loc: Purcell Oklahoma
Originally Posted By: Growley
Hey I'd like to send you a pm but your box is full.

I will work on cleaning it up thanks.

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