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  • rickgregory
    Founding Member
    • Aug 2014
    • 700
    • Seattle, WA

    Anova clamp broke apart during cook... ideas?

    So my Anova clamp broke in two places during a cook (just... broke. Not even moving it... weird).

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    I was planning on doing a lamb shoulder. I can freeze it and do it later (I've emailed Anova for a replacement) but do any of you have any ideas on how to jury-rig something to hold the circulator in place? I could try epoxy on these but... I'm not sure how it will hold if the clamp gets warm as it will being next to a 150F pot of water...
  • Donw
    Club Member
    • Jul 2017
    • 3055

    #2
    C clamp on container and hose clamp to attach Anova to C clamp. Anything for a spacer for the C clamp. I always keep a pack of hockey pucks handy to protect surfaces from clamps.

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    • CaptainMike
      CaptainMike commented
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      Yeah, I was thinking a C clamp rig of sorts as well.
  • FireMan
    Charter Member
    • Jul 2015
    • 7685
    • Bottom of Winnebago

    #3
    Or order pizza. 🕶

    With respect for rickgregory , & beer!
    Last edited by FireMan; March 30, 2019, 09:24 PM.

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    • Donw
      Donw commented
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      Kathy does almost that exact pizza but she uses naan bread as the crust. Really good CaptainMike.

    • CaptainMike
      CaptainMike commented
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      Any kind of a sauce Donw

    • Donw
      Donw commented
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      CaptainMike. She says a pesto and at the end a little drizzle of good olive oil.
  • RonB
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    #4
    Yes - what Don said.

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    • rickgregory
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      • Aug 2014
      • 700
      • Seattle, WA

      #5
      I'm distressed that anyone would mention pizza.... without talking about beers.

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      • Timbo54
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        #6
        Get a string and hang from ceiling light or hook ?

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        • JGo37
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          • rickgregory
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            • Aug 2014
            • 700
            • Seattle, WA

            #8
            So I did a couple of short 1 hour cooks this week with it just basically propped against the side of a small circular cambro. Anova just shipped me a new clamp so I can do the larger cook I've got planned (the lamb shoulder I smoked last weekend which is frozen atm). Mmmmm lambbbb...

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            • rickgregory
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              • Aug 2014
              • 700
              • Seattle, WA

              #9
              To close this off, Anova shipped me a new clamp which feels a bit sturdier, no charge. Took 4 days to get here but I have to give them props for doing it.

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