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Old 11-13-2006, 12:09 PM   #1
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Probes

I did not mention the trouble I had with my ET-72 ane ET-73 probes last cook.

After checking all my thermometers with the boiling water test I found that two of my 1 year old maverick probes and one of my 1-1/2 year old pyrex probes were not accurate.

I usually try to keep the plug end out of the water when cleaning but I must admit that I let them all soak completely submurged for a couple of hours 2 cooks ago. [smilie=a_doh.gif]

Doing that must have messed them up. Any similar experience or advise ?
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Old 11-13-2006, 12:14 PM   #2
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I wonderd who would jump on that one first.
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Old 11-13-2006, 12:18 PM   #3
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I wonderd who would jump on that one first.
So you brined your probe do u plan on foiling...
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Old 11-13-2006, 12:47 PM   #4
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Once the water gets at the point where the wire and the probe meet, it's time to toss them out!
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Old 11-13-2006, 12:55 PM   #5
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Once the water gets at the point where the wire and the probe meet, it's time to toss them out!
Nick is right.... that is the "joint" that shouldn't get submerged. I really doubt it would do any good but put them in the fridge for a few days then try them.
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Old 11-13-2006, 01:13 PM   #6
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I really doubt it would do any good but put them in the fridge for a few days then try them.
When does the fridge help Chris ? I have not heard of this before.
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Old 11-13-2006, 01:14 PM   #7
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The fridge will dry out electronics that have gotten wet (like your digital phone). Worth a try on the probe.
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What Cappie said.
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Old 11-13-2006, 01:20 PM   #9
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Out of the trash and into the low humidity storage compartment. Thanks.
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I'll third what Cappy and Finney already said. Worth a try.
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