The dial is reading about 58°
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The dial is reading about 58°
I have 4 of the small square model you show. Picked up on Amazon for $9. each. All are within 1dg accurate when I do Boil water test.Can't do ice water test because they don't read that low, even though paper work says to 32 dgs. Mine all seem to stop around 40 dgs. Also my instructions say they will be off by 1 to 10 dgs. if used as a free air oven type probe. Accurate for insertion only. I think it is because they are slow to adjust to temp. variances. One thing I do with other therms. that I can't recal. If they are consist off by the same number dgs. I write it on the case and just adjust my math.
Sometimes you just get a bad piece of equipment. Chinese children just don't have the same work ethic they used to, now that they make the big bucks. Kidding aside, you don't have to chuck a therm if it is consist. off by the same amount, just mentally adjust and use it when smoking mult. items of diff sizes.
That's just what I used to do. The first electronic therm I ever purchased was a Taylor Weekend Warrior. It worked fine for quite a while, until I discovered Mavericks. Bought my first Mav (ET-73 at that time) and from then on, the Taylor was never used except as a backup. Since then I've bought another Mav (ET-732), so the Taylor's not even the backup any more. To be honest, I'm not really sure if it even still works. There's no substitute for those Mavs.
Emailed maverick looking to see if i had a local dealer, but plans changed and i wont need it this weekend (i dont have a dealer close)
So with time to order who's got the best deals, was looking into the ET-733 as well, for an extra $10 bucks i'm thinking it'd be nice to have the latest and greatest of something for once!
Agree whole heartedly. The new talyors are crap, that is for sure. I bought two, but one is going back. Question is, what do I buy?
I threw away a wireless(I can't remember the name) Friday when it just stopped and the screen went blank. My Maverick ET-732, just keeps going. I did have to replace the food probe when it shorted out the other day. I think my wife got the BBQ probe wet the other day. I haven't tested it yet. The sending and receiving units are great.
Went ahead and ordered one from Amazon around $48 shipped. Still have an acurite that is working well. I see that Maverick is dual probe. Can they both be used for meat or is one only intended for grate temperature?
Thanks, I agree. I have two oven temp gauges I use already, but need two meat temp gauges at the lease. I am learning to fill up that smoker when I use it.
Good news!!!! I got into my amazon account and figured it out!!!! Made an account awhile ago but never bought anything!
So anyway ended up ordering 2 et-732's, since i cant get em local figure i have a spare or if i'm using both racks i can monitor bbq temp and meat at each rack! And i also ordered a 2 pack of the replacement probes just in case. Should have everything tomorrow!!! So going to have to plan on smoking something this weekend to test em out!!!
Sold my mustang 2 weeks ago and got a huge overtime check in the bank last night, figured it was about time i bought myself something nice rather than just paying bills!!
Thanks for all the help guys, cant wait to eat some meat thats closer to being right with a good thermometer!