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Old 10-19-2005, 11:41 AM   #1
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Thermometer on a Weber Kettle

Thermometer on a Weber Kettle. Anybody done it? Thought about it?
I've been thinking about it for a while and now seems like a good time to do it.
Tel-Tru has a 15% off promotion through the end of the month on their BBQ thermometers. Just put in discount code # BBP705 when you go to the checkout.

Thinking about the BQ250 for the kettle. 2.5in face, 2.5in stem, 150*-750* temp range. $23.80 with the discount.

What you think?
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Didn't you just buy 2 ? ?
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Didn't you just buy 2 ? ?
Not two of those. LOL
Damn... you are everywhere. 8-[
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Didn't you just buy 2 ? ?
Not two of those. LOL
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As are you. :taunt:

I've thought about putting one in my Platinum lid ~ I'm just afraid I'll pull a Greg! 8-[
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Old 10-19-2005, 11:58 AM   #5
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Drilling the hole is easy. Just put painters tape on both sides of the metal. Drill a pilot hole and then use a UNI-bit to get it to the right size.
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Old 10-19-2005, 11:59 AM   #6
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I just stick my Taylor down into the vent. It makes it so you can't use the hanger, but I usually just set the lid onto the chimney that's on top of the Smokey Joe anyway.
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Old 10-19-2005, 12:22 PM   #7
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I just stick my Maverick probe in the vent hole.
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Kettle temp. guage

Go on the BBQGURU.com web site. they have a temp. guage for the kettle on there site. List for $25.00 plus UPS.
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Old 10-19-2005, 04:37 PM   #9
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Ah Chris, just do it! I have a therm. that I stick in the vent and it works great. I then can also use it on the WSM threw the vent.
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Old 10-20-2005, 05:45 AM   #10
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I bought the Tel-Tru grill thermometer yesterday. I'll be drilling the mounting hole as soon as it arrives and I figure exactly where I want it mounted. Also bought one of the smoker therms with the "glow in the dark" dials.
As I mentioned earlier... 15% off, and they don't charge for regular shipping.
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