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Old 04-03-2009, 04:46 AM   #1
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Maverick In the Rain

I plan on trying my first overnight with my new 18.5 WSM. I was hoping to get a few minutes of shuteye and hope that the Maverick wakes me up if temperature goes out of range. Of course it's supposed to rain occasionally this evening and I was wondering if anyone knows if I need to protect the Maverick with a plastic bag or is it weather resistant?


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Old 04-03-2009, 05:04 AM   #2
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Put it in a plastic bag and even try to put that set up under a pail.

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Old 04-03-2009, 07:00 AM   #3
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too expensive to risk. and plastic bags are cheap.
Make sure the rain hitting the bag doesn't run inside.
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Old 04-03-2009, 08:02 AM   #4
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Use a zip loc and close it all the way with just the wires sticking through the bottom. Then hang it on your WSM as usual, I do it like that all the time and it doesn't get hot enough to melt the back and there is no way for the water to get in.
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Old 04-03-2009, 08:08 AM   #5
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I use bags on my guru and mavericks. Also, a plastic food storage box with a snap-on lid works nice. Cut a small hole in the lid for the leads and run with the box upside down.
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Old 04-03-2009, 01:45 PM   #6
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I put mine under a bucket when it's raining/snowing. Works great. I would not let it get wet... why risk ruining it?
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Old 04-05-2009, 08:29 AM   #7
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I use small little craft ziplocs around them now. They fit closer than a regular ziploc and make it easier to see the screeen.

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