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Looking for a new gauge

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Thread Starter 

I have a cheap Brinkmann smoker....On the outside of smoker my gauge says----  Warm, Ideal, and Hot....Where can I go to buy a new gauge with numbers so I can regulate the temperature of the smoker?? It just screws onto outside of smoker??? Any ideas??? Thank you!!!

post #2 of 8
www.kck.com That is where I get most of my stuff.

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Thanks so much..Will definitely try that site!

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if you are in a hurry your local Walmart has the gauges in the BBQ section , i replaced mine with one but the only problem is you will have to drill a hole to install it but the gauge thats is in there now the hole is too big to use and also you can put the gauge where you want it.

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Just a thought...one should periodically check the stem of the thermometer as a crust will build up (i.e. smoke, fat, sugars) and will affect the temperature reading. I check mine after about 5-6 smokes, and clean if needed...just sayin'
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Originally Posted by Up in Smoke View Post

Just a thought...one should periodically check the stem of the thermometer as a crust will build up (i.e. smoke, fat, sugars) and will affect the temperature reading. I check mine after about 5-6 smokes, and clean if needed...just sayin'

 

Good advice there  thumb1.gif

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Go to the website that starts with an "A" and look up thermometers. For a brand name look at Tru Tel for a smoker thermometer and you might want to look at Maverick and Thermopen as the best of its class although Thermoworks does have a remote thermometer that competes with Maverick but it is more expensive.

 

Ed

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Originally Posted by veryolddog View Post

Go to the website that starts with an "A" and look up thermometers. For a brand name look at Tru Tel for a smoker thermometer and you might want to look at Maverick and Thermopen as the best of its class although Thermoworks does have a remote thermometer that competes with Maverick but it is more expensive.

 

Ed

 

They are actually Tel Tru & they are a good thermometer.  icon14.gif

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