digital thermometer

Discussion in 'Meat Thermometers' started by fred420, May 18, 2008.

  1. fred420

    fred420 Meat Mopper

    charmglow remote thermometers at home depot $14.99..own 2 and love them..long range...great price...
  2. smok'n steve

    smok'n steve Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I think they are made by Redi-check---can't go wrong with that price, a new probe for a redi-check which is the same probe will cost $15 anyway. Mine works fine!
  3. 1894

    1894 Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Are they just meat thermos , or do they handle cooker temps ?
    I need a cooker temp thermo.
  4. smok'n steve

    smok'n steve Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Technically, they are food thermos, but if you simply put one through a tator or a drilled piece of oak---like CApt Dan does, and leave the tip exposed to the open smoker air(without touching meat or metal) you can use a food probe as a smoker probe.
  5. 1894

    1894 Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Thanks for the tips !!!! I got two last night so I can monitor chamber temps. I like that the wires are covered in the steel mesh.
    $ 14.99 down from $ 23 or 24 $ [​IMG]

    Points for Fred , pm'd me with the temp range for the thermo. It's not writen on the outside of the package [​IMG]
  6. geek with fire

    geek with fire Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Just a suggestion: wrap the mesh in a short strip of aluminum foil. This adds an extra layer of protection to the very small wires, if you should shut the lid on them. It also keeps from getting buildup on the mesh; which is hard to clean.
  7. 1894

    1894 Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Thanks Josh !! I'm so new and trying to learn all this at once , that I never would have thought of wraping the wires . Great tip !!! Thank you , much apreaciated [​IMG]
  8. mr porky

    mr porky Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Excellent tip indeed! Thank you.[​IMG]
  9. watermelonslim

    watermelonslim Meat Mopper

    This is the one I have been using:

    Regular price is $15 at Walmart. Wireless range is good (works all over my house, all over my yard, etc).

    I don't know what brand it is, but it sounds a lot like the one described in this thread (wireless, wire mesh on the probe, etc).

    And I know I have seen it read temperatues well over 300*, and I think (but I can't positively remember on this one) I have had it over 400* also...

    Regular price is $15, and they have had plenty in stock in the grill section (home and garden area) in Walmart every time I have been. No need to rush to get a sale price...

    I'm about to retire it though since my Stoker came yesterday...
  10. Same as other thread but reversed.I also have the 14.99 walmart unit bought mine at BJ's club for 12.99 had it for a while and it works slick.Heading to buy another right now....[​IMG]

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