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Old 01-02-2007, 11:49 AM   #1
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noob from north carolina

going to buy my smoker today. been reading this and other formus and it's a bit overwhelming but I think I'll do just fine.


getting the chargrill pro and gonna do the mods to help it keep temp better.


what remote thermometer would y'all recommend? both for meat and the smoker itself. heard good and bad about the mavrick and the trutemp.
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Old 01-02-2007, 11:55 AM   #2
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Welcome to the board Gordon.....I would suggest the Maverick ET-73 as would most of the people on this board. Good luck and don't forget to take pics of the progress!!
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Old 01-02-2007, 12:05 PM   #3
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Welcome to another fellow Tar Heel! Get the Maverick.

Where in NC are you?
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Old 01-02-2007, 12:07 PM   #4
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Get them both that way when the maverick dies...you'll have the teltru in the smoker....did you look into a WSM?
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Old 01-02-2007, 02:46 PM   #6
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Welcome aboard gordon! If you have any questions, this board is the place to ask. Folks around here offer help and advise....sometimes when your not even looking for it!
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Old 01-02-2007, 02:49 PM   #7
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Welcome Gordon. Another CharGriller user here. If you need any tips a few of the guys use the CG and we'd be glad to help
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Old 01-02-2007, 04:47 PM   #9
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thanks y'all. just got home from the store. gonna put her together tomorrow and do some ribs on sunday.




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asheville. been in western nc since 93. born and raised in statesville.
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Old 01-02-2007, 06:34 PM   #10
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Welcome aboard.

You might want to fire that griller up to burn some of the oil off. The high temp paint also will release a funky smelling fume when it gets hot the first time or two.
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