Guess my probes are headed to the garbage

Discussion in 'Meat Thermometers' started by cromag, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. cromag

    cromag Smoking Fanatic

    I put a 10 lb brisket and 10 lb picnic on at 3:30 last night and now at 8:30 I inserted my probes and they read 259 degrees on the brisket and 313 on the picnic.. WTH!!!! 5 hours in and the meat is hotter than the cook temp??? Guess I need to make an emergency trip to Lowes and get some cheepo metal thermos and just leave them stuck in the meat.
     
  2. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    That's what sucks about those probes, you know their going to fail at the worst time!
     
  3. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    That sucks. That is why I have about 6 or 7 different units so I always have a back up.
     
  4. cromag

    cromag Smoking Fanatic

    Lowes only had a handheld instant temp with a extra small probe end so I'll have to hit the same hole every time I check.. What a pain in the butt
     
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2011
  5. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I am with Ross, I have 2 Mavericks and 3 instant probes
     
  6. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

  7. You can get them for the same price at A-Maze-N-Smoker with free shipping for the entire month of march...Todd is a great guy with excellent customer service, He is a member here and contributes a load of information to this site.
     
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    Hey Todd when is the Amazen going on the special of the month?...i'm ready to order a complete 6x8 with the lighter and dust.
     

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