what kind of analog thermometers to get?

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what kind of analog thermometers to get?

Postby sinfony78 » Thu Dec 03, 2015 9:20 pm

i bought a couple $5 taylor thermometers, but on the first cook, they are turning brown...i'm guessing after the next, i won't be able to read them at all...i also don't think they are accurate, always read around 250 from end to end, while my digital probes read differently

any suggestions?
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Re: what kind of analog thermometers to get?

Postby Okie Sawbones » Thu Dec 03, 2015 9:56 pm

Why an analog? Specific need? I find them to be notoriously inaccurate.
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Re: what kind of analog thermometers to get?

Postby sinfony78 » Thu Dec 03, 2015 10:48 pm

for when i have a lot of meat cooking at once and need the probes for the meat

should i just probe meat with an instant read from time to time?
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Re: what kind of analog thermometers to get?

Postby Okie Sawbones » Fri Dec 04, 2015 10:23 am

I usually know a time frame for how long it takes for my meats to cook, and I just probe with a Thermapen -- it does two things, I get the temp, plus it tells me if the meat is probe tender yet.
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Re: what kind of analog thermometers to get?

Postby k.a.m. » Fri Dec 04, 2015 1:08 pm

If you are using oven therms and the glass is getting dirty just lightly wipe the glass with some olive oil before placing on the grate. At the end of the cook wipe it clean.
I use two Maverick ET-73's when I am cooking a lot of meat. This way I can monitor grate temps and meat on both ends of the cooker.
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Re: what kind of analog thermometers to get?

Postby Damon54 » Sat Dec 05, 2015 10:32 am

Not quite sure what your looking for thermometer wise but as posted the other day in the Spcial Deals section RockinW is having a sale on Tel Tru Glow Series analogs.

They are American Made, accurate & well regarded.
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Re: what kind of analog thermometers to get?

Postby OldUsedParts » Sat Dec 05, 2015 11:06 am

k.a.m. wrote:If you are using oven therms and the glass is getting dirty just lightly wipe the glass with some olive oil before placing on the grate. At the end of the cook wipe it clean.
I use two Maverick ET-73's when I am cooking a lot of meat. This way I can monitor grate temps and meat on both ends of the cooker.


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