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Old 01-10-2009, 09:10 AM   #11
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You guys forget one thing.........for bigwheel to use a thermometer, he would have to know how to read!
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Old 01-10-2009, 11:43 AM   #12
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Thermometer readings are a lot like expert opinions. I learned a long time ago, if I want an expert opinion I ask only one expert.

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Old 01-10-2009, 02:44 PM   #13
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Thermometer readings are a lot like expert opinions. I learned a long time ago, if I want an expert opinion I ask only one expert.

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Old 01-10-2009, 06:16 PM   #14
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pshriver-thermos......

I haven't been on the forum long , yet I have been smoking a long time...
I am a rather purist and keep an eye on the food level temp. in the smoker. I use the thru the pit therms by reputable makers or suppliers(mine is Tejas-I get a guarantee with them...) and as they sell them with their units ,they stand behind them

I also have 3 probe therms. I have had for 2-3 yrs. ea.;I wipe them down after each use,I don't kink the wire to the probe,I don't let the wire get wet(rain) and I don't squeese them between pit lid and side.I also wipe down the 2-1/2 in. stems of the Tejas therms. Just like an auto... preventive maint.
I even go a step farther in when my smokers cool a bit, I wipe them out thus keeping the flakies off the side walls and cooking grate clean. Then I'll wipe the whole thing (inside and out )with Pam or a real lite oil. Keeps the paint looking good :P
When you spend a lot of $$$ on a good smoker(or car) you keep it up!!!



As for the meat, I can tell by Bone Pull, lifting , moving and site as to what my food is doing as far as typical smoking goes... however when I need to go to a med. doneness or a special meat,I pull out my pocket therm. Just me ;Just my way
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Old 01-10-2009, 08:24 PM   #15
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Well you started making sense in the last paragraph finally Hoping you pull out your Instant Read no batteries gauge from Wally World which is in the pocket. Now for the guy who implied I can't read will say I read real good..I just can't see good. Forget now who put it in cyberspace claiming that once a person hits 50 their eye sight dont normally get no worse. Can tell ya now that aint accurate. That dude/dudette is total fulla caca.

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Old 01-10-2009, 08:42 PM   #16
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Forget now who put it in cyberspace claiming that once a person hits 50 their eye sight dont normally get no worse. Can tell ya now that aint accurate. That dude/dudette is total fulla caca.

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Yep, who ever told you that was either not speaking the truth, or was ignorant of the truth.
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