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 Re: boiling legeres
Author: fskelley 
Date:   2017-12-10 04:16

Well, yes. But my microwave is downstairs and I practice upstairs. I learned how much water and how long would get to 130F, maybe a bit hotter. But I might want to dip again 30-45 min later. A thermos flask full of hot water worked pretty well, and it stayed usable until it cooled below 125F or so (water can be hotter than you measure with infrared thermometers!). Then one day I spilled hot water from the flask onto my hand and shirt as I was going up the stairs (lid was well closed, but gasket had shifted out of position). That was painful and scary, but I was not scalded. 5 deg hotter or a bit more spilled and I might have had a bad time and not played for a while either. 130F will scald, but is a lot safer than 200F. I'm glad I can recommend lower temps especially for younger players. (Though anybody of any age can be cautious or not- a word to the wise is sufficient.) My non-water rig is safer IMHO. More on that later, I'll be prepared for the peanut gallery.

Stan in Orlando

EWI 4000S with modifications

Post Edited (2017-12-11 20:07)

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