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post #1 of 3
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I ran a boiling water test and came up with the following results:

Pit: 205
Food: 206

Pit: 213
Food: 214



My sense is to trust the Thermapen for food temp. What should I do about the 8° variation between the Maverick and CyberQ?

post #2 of 3

Choose one to monitor the pit and run with it. As long as the pit temp is fairly consistent, what the pit therm reads is less important than the internal temp of the meat and the Thermopen has that covered.

My concern is that you spent a lot of money and none of these are near where they should be on a boiling water test. I am at 120 feet above sea level and my cheap therms all read about 211°, as they should. And your maverick is above the boiling point of water at sea level.

post #3 of 3
You don't want to be chasing me. Calibrate the Guru to jive w/ the Maverick if you want and be done with it. Personally imo the Maverick is trustworthy
. After you pull the food just use the pen.
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