I have a habit of not taking care of my toys, so I go buy the cheapest ones I can find since I know they are going to be broken within a couple years or far less :)
Surprisingly, I picked up a no name brand wired probe thermo with timer from academy. it's been used literally hundreds of times and still works great. boiling water test is always right on too. It set me back a whole $9 on clearance.
Rescued 22.5" OTS. SJS Mini-WSM. HEB briqs (rebranded Royal Oak). Pecan/Hickory/Cherry/Apple/Peach woods.
2016 Fuji Absolute 2.0 LE (for burning off all the great BBQ)