Dial thermometer recommendations?

Discussion in 'Charcoal Smokers' started by shinbone, Apr 28, 2008.

  1. shinbone

    shinbone Newbie

    Hi All,

    I did some searching but couldn't find a definitive recommendation, so . . .

    Can anyone recommend a brand, model and source for a good dial thermometer to install in the smoke chamber of my Char-Griller Smoking Pro?

    The thermometer has to be adjustable. Ideally, it would also have a 3" dial that is easy to read from a distance and have stainless steel construction with about a 2" stem.

    I will also be using remote digital thermometer probes in the meat and smoke chamber, but wanted a mechanical thermometer permanently mounted to the smoke chamber, too.


  2. fatback joe

    fatback joe Master of the Pit OTBS Member

  3. navionjim

    navionjim Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

  4. teeotee

    teeotee Smoking Fanatic

  5. crewdawg52

    crewdawg52 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Tel Tru! They make excellent bbq thermos in several sizes and $. I have a couple, both
    model BQ300 3" dial and 4" stem.
  6. Can I lay this one inside my smoker on one of the racks. I have tried the ones that you mount outside and dont like them. I want to put on in the smoker and when I open it up (very little so I don't lose temp) for putting more water or wood in or to mop I can take a quick look at what the temp is like inside the smoker.
  7. crewdawg52

    crewdawg52 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    If you want to that, just get a cheap oven thermo for around $4.

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