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Offline BrianW

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Heating element
« on: February 11, 2017, 11:26:09 am »
I read where the resistance should read 28.8,the reading I'm getting is "0". That tells me my element is bad,correct?

Offline Toker

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Re: Heating element
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2017, 01:02:07 pm »
Looks so to me, a working one should read between 27-32  :)

Offline TedEbear

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Re: Heating element
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2017, 07:14:37 pm »
As long as your multimeter is working OK, that element is toast.

Here's a bad element:



And here's a good element:




« Last Edit: February 11, 2017, 07:18:08 pm by TedEbear »

Offline BrianW

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Re: Heating element
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2017, 04:52:34 am »
It's a fluke and I tested it before testing the element.  I had an OL reading

Offline Edward176

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Re: Heating element
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2017, 10:47:49 am »
Welcome to the Forum BrianW. Sorry to hear about your heating element. If you used (and tested) your "Fluke" Meter and your resistance is "0" then your element is toast.

Offline cherrybergher

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Re: Heating element
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2017, 06:47:38 pm »
Welcome to the forum
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Offline BrianW

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Re: Heating element
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2017, 07:14:01 pm »
Thanks guys

Offline BrianW

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Re: Heating element
« Reply #7 on: February 17, 2017, 05:55:57 pm »
Got the heating element and tested it, it read 29.4 ohms of resistance. I'm stalling it tomorrow . Then gonna try to smoke my first item

Offline Edward176

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Re: Heating element
« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2017, 11:51:19 am »
Good luck, and Happy Smoking.

Offline BrianW

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Re: Heating element
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2017, 06:33:24 pm »
Thanks