Tried out the new InkBird today, with a prime rib

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crankybuzzard

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I got the InkBird INT-11P-B wireless thermometer in the mail yesterday and tried it out today.

The bride and I decided not to have our usual ham and opted for a small 2 bone prime rib. I seasoned the roast early this morning and let it rest in the refrigerator until it went on the smoker at 2:30 this afternoon and i basted it with garlic butter every half hour. It ran along at 250ish until the IT hit 127. Wrapped it up and let it rest while the bride finished the sides.

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Now, about the InkBird, I like it. It was fairly easy to get it attached to my phone, and the app is pretty straight forward with some good info contained within it. I ran a wired thermometer in the pit the entire time and they were within 3 degrees of each other most of the cook. The pit temperature on the probe reacts FAST. When I would open the dome to baste, the graph would almost immediately start falling. When the probe showed that I had hit my mark of 127 IT, the Thermapen indicated 128 when I checked, so overall, the thermometer seems pretty accurate.

I'll do a few more cooks with it to see how it holds up, but as of now, I'm happy with it.
 
The beef looks terrific Cranky - nicely done! And good info on that wireless therm…thanks for sharing that!

Red
 
I got the InkBird INT-11P-B wireless thermometer in the mail yesterday and tried it out today.

The bride and I decided not to have our usual ham and opted for a small 2 bone prime rib. I seasoned the roast early this morning and let it rest in the refrigerator until it went on the smoker at 2:30 this afternoon and i basted it with garlic butter every half hour. It ran along at 250ish until the IT hit 127. Wrapped it up and let it rest while the bride finished the sides.

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Now, about the InkBird, I like it. It was fairly easy to get it attached to my phone, and the app is pretty straight forward with some good info contained within it. I ran a wired thermometer in the pit the entire time and they were within 3 degrees of each other most of the cook. The pit temperature on the probe reacts FAST. When I would open the dome to baste, the graph would almost immediately start falling. When the probe showed that I had hit my mark of 127 IT, the Thermapen indicated 128 when I checked, so overall, the thermometer seems pretty accurate.

I'll do a few more cooks with it to see how it holds up, but as of now, I'm happy with it.
nice looking cook. not as huge a fan of my Inkbirdbbq Inkbirdbbq 11-p. I dislike blue tooth. however the internal reading versus my wired IBBNQ4T was right on. the ambient temp of my grate level probe seemed way off. (Cooler) than my grate level i bbQ4T. I don't like having to leave my phone on the patio to stay hooked up.
 
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I know you are posting about the inkbird…..but holy crap what about that PR!!!

Very nice cool and it looks like the IB did its job!
 
That PR is perfect. Love that cut as well. I have the inkbird INT-11P-B too. First 2 times it worked great. Then it didn't. Finally wrote to Inkbird, they gave some steps and now it's working perfectly. I agree, wish I didn't lose signal when I go upstairs in the House. Otherwise works very well.
 
Glad it worked out for ya, I've been looking at getting one myself. And that plate looks mighty good. 👌
 
Good lookin PR!
Used mine this weekend. The disconnect form moving to far away was aggravating but it connects as soon as I came back in range. It also disconnected when I wrapped probe inside foil. Temp were right with my IBBQ-4T and thermopop
 
Only one issue with that plate....I didnt have one in front of me! Holy cow (pardon the pun), that looks perfect!

Jim
 
Thanks all. Sorry for the late reply, we've had some weather happening down here in Texas so I was preoccupied.

That PR came out perfect for us. It was also very tender. Going to make some sandwiches with the leftovers tonight!

I'll do another cook this coming weekend, possibly a brisket, so I can get some more use on the InkBird before I give a serious review with app pictures and such. I'm also looking forward to seeing how it does with a chicken on the rotisserie.
 
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