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Old 01-15-2009, 10:14 AM   #11
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I want a wind up rather thaa microwave timer beause it's LOUD. I did't see any at BBB and they said they wouldn't be getting any in for at least 2 mos. :(

I don't live near a Walmart and didn't want to pay shipping online like Ebay, but I guess i cou.d....

thanks everyone, for your replies.

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Old 01-15-2009, 10:32 AM   #12
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here in G you get them really cheap at IKEA...

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Old 01-15-2009, 11:15 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by QSis View Post
I have an old-fashioned Lux wind-up timer that I love.

But I also use probe thermometers which are magnetic, and are also timers. Here's a picture of two brands I use: Taylor and Polder. The top display is the timer (which I was not using). The bottom left display is the actual temp of the meat and the right is the temp that I want that meat to reach (and then the alarm beeps).

These things do a lot for relatively short money. Highly recommend!

I use that Taylor one too, for roasting meats . I use a wind up timer for breads , cakes , etc. so I can bring that wind up timer to where I am sitting in the living room to watch it since I cannot hear it. ( deaf)

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