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Old 06-03-2013, 10:18 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by knochenhauer View Post
At what temperature does a typical thermostat open fully?
Each thermostat is different. Typically thermostats are specified by their crack open temp, i.e. a "190 deg stat" starts to open at 190 deg F. For most stats I've seen, full-open temp is ~20 deg F above the crack open temp.

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