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Yeah you can do that too.


I just removed the cap over the thermostat with a pair of pliers and broke the thermostat away. Stuck a small piece wire across the contacts and lots of solder. Push the cap back on and called it good.

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It may or may not. I never ran into issues with it tripping the light for that specific problem.


I also didn't have it turned on all night long, it was on a timer that came on around 3:00 am or so and would be on for 30-40min and off for 20ish. It was good enough to keep the temps 30-40 degrees above ambient, which helped a lot when the temps were -10 to 15 degrees outside here in Minnesota.

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