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Personally I find the Mapp gas torch or propane one works better if i keep it in the heated part of the house. When it gets down to around 20 --I find that the flame will lift off the torch and it spits--possibly because of liquid gas coming out. but Andy does not have this problem at even much lower temps. I would leave it out and see what happens, There is no harm done--it warms up just fine if you need to bring it in..

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Maybe the thermapen because of battery I would store inside.

 

Found the spec - 

Battery CR2032 (3V) lithium coin cell x 2, 1500 hours

I think lithium is supposed to be ok in pretty low temps.

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Maybe the thermapen because of battery I would store inside.

 

Found the spec - 

Battery CR2032 (3V) lithium coin cell x 2, 1500 hours

I think lithium is supposed to be ok in pretty low temps.

 

 

Yeah, unlike alkalines, lithiums contain no water, and perform fine in cold temps. I have 2 remote transmitters with lithium AA's for indoor/outdoor thermometers that have read as low as -44°F.

 

As far as the MAPP torch, the fuller it is the better, but it still performs fine in cold temps. The bottle will frost on the outside from the gas line to the top in sub-zero temps, but it still works fine. 

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