Originally Posted by discmen95
I say break down and get a Maverick. It costs fifty bucks, but is well worth it. Stick the brisket on, insert probe, clamp on the bbq temp probe, and life is easy.
^^this^^ It makes life so much easier.
I gave up on brisket yrs ago on my offset, Last yr when I got my WSM I tried again with a flat and was close but still blew it.
Don't give up, tons of info here. I seriously don't know how I could possibly ruin my next one with all the reading I've done here but time will tell