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Oregon Scientific AW129

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Anyone use this thermometer? Price is in my range and I really want a remote. Any other suggestions under $40?
Thank you,,,,
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i have one that i have used for about a year now and i have no complaints with it it's been a good one for me,i do want to move up to the maverick dual probe. but this has been a good one for me
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Temp range issue...

It looks like the same one I have, but I'm not at home at the moment. The problem I have with it is that it does not go above 199*. So if you are doing a brisket or butt and need to get over 199*, it won't work for you. Plus, you can not use it to check your smoker temp either.

If it does go above 199*, I don't know how to do it...
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Well I made uo my mind with help from DADDIO's post. I did a little looking and found a Maverick ET-7 dual probe for $45 delivered. That is $10-$15 more than I was looking to spend, but the versatility of two probes is nice. Even if I am smoking one big piece of meat I can monitor temps in two places at the same time.
post #5 of 9
look for the et-73. its worth it.
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congrats. I have 3 mavericks a 72, 73 and a fork with instant read thermo. don't forget to check it out using ice water or boiling water if it is off they will replace it
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10-4 on testing it. I did the boiling water test on my Harley digital dip stick. They are not known for accuracy, but mine was right on!!! Thanks everyone for the suggestions and tips.
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Yeah, you can order the Maverick ET-7 dual probe wireless through Amazon for $39.99 with free shipping as long as you're willing to wait for the 5-9 day delivery. I just might have to buy one or two.
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I got my Maverick yesterday. Tested it today in boiling water and it is about right on. The wireless range will work great for what I need. I set the temp alarm and when it went off my water was boiling. Now I need my new smoker which will be here next week sometime. I have a MES on order and need it bad. I have not smoked anything fer 2 weeks. I am having withdrawls.
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