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Grate Gauges ?

Paulie Walnuts 440

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Hey I was wanting to know what you folks recommend for inside grate gauges. I suppose it's one thought having knowing what gauges are telling you when the lids are closed. However I feel as if the top and bottom grates inside would tell a different story. Any recommendations I'm all open to.
 

normanaj

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Any decent multi-probe therm will do the trick.Check out site sponsors Inkbird or ThermoPro,they both make excellent therms.
 

schlotz

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Yes, there can be different temps between the top and bottom grates in a particular smoker. I never rely on a built-in therms which are notorious for being inaccurate. I personally use those from Thermoworks.
 

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Paulie Walnuts 440 Paulie Walnuts 440 I use a Thermopro dual probe in my vertical smoker. 1 probe at the lower rack and 1 at the highest rack. Average the two to get the middle temps. May not be exact science but close enough for me. I won a Inkbirdbbq Inkbirdbbq 4 probe here on the forum that i use for IT on what I'm cooking.
 

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Buy a couple grill grate clips and add a multiprobe thermo to your BBQ equipment collection! amazon" style="max-width:120px">
 

Paulie Walnuts 440

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What do you guys think of this particular model?


I wanted to get it with another air probe and put one on bottom rack and one on top rack. I have two doors on my offset smoker 250.gal and I see how overall that the right side will be at say "275" while the left side door gauge will read like 260 or so. I wonder if i should get one that can read temps inside on all 4 grates.
 

5GRILLZNTN

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What do you guys think of this particular model?


I wanted to get it with another air probe and put one on bottom rack and one on top rack. I have two doors on my offset smoker 250.gal and I see how overall that the right side will be at say "275" while the left side door gauge will read like 260 or so. I wonder if i should get one that can read temps inside on all 4 grates.
I have the Thermoworks smoke, and I've been very satisfied with it. Is it better than the others out there? Probably not.
 

Paulie Walnuts 440

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Ok thank you and i see they make a 4 channel device but only comes with 1 air probe. I kind of want the 4 channel but with all 4 air probes which are $18.00 a probe just so i can truly see what my grate temps are.
 

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I use Tel tru gauges on my Lang& they are dead on accurate, but of course you have to be close enough to the smoker to see the gauges. The Inkbird 4 probe is cheap & Just as accurate as the tel tru’s. Many options out there.
Al
 

Inkbirdbbq

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Hi, offer 50% off code for the 4 probes Bluetooth bbq theremometer. PM me if interested. Thanks.

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