Newbie needs for temp check

Discussion in 'Meat Thermometers' started by old poi dog, Sep 27, 2007.

  1. old poi dog

    old poi dog Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Aloha All I'm new here and need your help. I am planning to purchase a meat thermometer. Can you tell me the basic difference between the Maverick T-7 and Maverick T-73? Are these used with the probes inserted in the meat while in the smoker? Do both transmit the readings through a wireless system? Thanks !
     
  2. hawgheaven

    hawgheaven Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Get the Maverick ET-73... it is a dual probe; one for the smoker temp and one for the meat temp. Several of us have them and love them! [​IMG]
     
  3. ron50

    ron50 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    NY
    If I recall correctly the Et-7 has two probes for meat while the ET-73 has one for the temp of the smoker and one for the meat although it is dual probe as well. A lot of therms that come installed are inaccurate so it is good idea to have one monitoring the smoker temp although you could just get a decent one that sits on the rack.


    I think a lot of people have both although the more popular and easier to find one is the ET73. I have one and love it. You can never have too many good thermometers. Make sure that whatever you purchase, you calibrate it in either boiling water or a glass with water and ice to see if it is accurate.
     
  4. old poi dog

    old poi dog Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Ok then....ET-73 it will be!!! Once again thank you :>)
     

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