Originally Posted by SmokinSlowPoke
Great lookin build! I'm jealous, I definitely want a vertical offset one of these days. Is the gauge you bought a Brinkmann by chance? If so I bought the same gauge and dont worry... its a POS! I had my rig up to about 325 with that worthless gauge reading 175 degrees.
Thanks!! Yes it is a Brinkman I believe. It was the only one they had there. Anyway that makes me feel much better. I am definitely switching it out today. My wife wants my to smoke something for Easter on sunday so I guess I'll try round two with all these suggestions.