12.5-inch Thermometer

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The 12.5-inch Thermometer that I purchased in Dec. of 2017 for a Christmas Present doesn't read the temperature correctly.  It is off 10 degrees F on the LOW side, and unable to adjust it correctly.  I have the receit and also a picture I have taken of the Thermometer to show which one I have, I will try to upload it.  I like the size, and the color of the dial, but can't tolerate it being so far off in reading no matter where I put it.
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James Bonk

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  • Frustrated and not a happy camper

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John Galanz

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This is the same thermometer and same reason I'm here now.  Mine was purchased towards the end of December 2017 from Lowes.  The receipt was misplaced, Lowes is 45 miles away.  By the time I got back over to Lowes, no receipt, no exchange, no refund...Yes, frustrated so here I am.  I thought I would check online, before pitching it in the garbage and going to the local hardware store to purchase a Taylor or Springfield thermometer.

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I am about to do that myself, just toss it.  I can't even find an email to get a hold of Acu-Rite.  Bet they did that for a reason to keep returns down and complaints.  I am frustrated and I can see your reason, Yea not worth returning, if you have to drive that far and then to deal with customer service to try to return it.  So far your the only one I have heard from with the same problem as mine, the company hasn't acknowledge the posting I put up that you saw.  I have a local hardware store that i will be visiting soon.  At least I can see it and touch it and compare it to others on display to make sure I get an accurate one or close to it, not 10 degrees off.