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Old 02-18-2016, 03:49 PM
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Finally got my new toy

Drove over to Evenheats plant in Caseville Michigan and picked her up. KF27 with the door cutoff switch and the Tap controller. So far i am rather impressed with the TAP, firing costs, ability to track the temp every second of the HT, ability to program firing schedules for HT and tempering of every steel I own, and the ability to run diagnostic tests on the system. There is a phone app that will let me control the kiln remotely but i haven't downloaded it yet.



I did a test HT and tempering of some 1084 to see what the firing costs would be. I entered the wattage of my unit and the cost per killawatt of power and that is what it cost for the HT.

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Old 02-18-2016, 07:32 PM
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Nice looking oven, you're going to love it. I wouldn't make a habit of running it with the door open though...


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Old 02-19-2016, 06:00 AM
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Old 02-19-2016, 10:54 AM
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Lucky guy

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1084, make, steel, switch, tap

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