I have several wireless meat thermometers but only one of them has the dual probes one for the meat and one that monitors the heat in the smoker. I have a Redi Check. The question I have is does the meat probe need to be stuck in a piece of meat to get a real certain accurate reading? The reason I ask is I always put both my smoker temp probe and my meat probe in the smoker so I have two sources of of smoker temp. I put them smoker probe in the metal clip that it came with and holds onto the grates and I put my meat probe through a piece of wood. Well my smoker probe always reads higher than my meat probe. Just currious if I wasn't getting a true reading because the meat probe is ment to be stuck into a piece of meat? I don't think so becaus people use their meat probes all the time to monitor their smoker temps. I am smoking on a UDS so maybe I just have hot and cold spots depening if the probe is closer to the middle or closer to the outside. They are both at the same level and I usually try to put them at the same distance from the middle but they are off some time and then some times they are right on to. Just wanted to get your thoughts.