Brand new Traeger owner

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by thebigcountry, Jun 14, 2014.

  1. thebigcountry

    thebigcountry Newbie

    I've always wanted to smoke meats but have never had the nerve. Traeger has finally given me the courage to start. I've done 1 brisket (good) and 1 turkey (not so good) so looking for tips and tricks. Thanks.

    TheBigCountry
     
  2. thebigcountry

    thebigcountry Newbie

    to that point, I'm looking for a good internal meat thermometer that would be appropriate for a Traeger BBQ075. Thanks!
     
  3. geerock

    geerock Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    A maverick et 732 or 733 is a great tool to have. Monitors both cooker and meat temp or the 733 can measure 2 meats. Congrats on the new cooker. Be sure to experiment with different brands of pellets. They can make a big difference in smoke flavor. Best of luck.
     
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2014
  4. garyinmd

    garyinmd Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    I think most people on this site use the Maverick 732, I have two of them and have had good luck.  They also released the ET 733 that has a couple more features but also costs a bit more.  We bought a Treager 3-4 weeks ago, been working great.

    Gary
     
  5. Hello and welcome to SMF, keep us posted on your next smoke

    Gary S
     

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