Upstate, I wouldn't waste the money.
That WSM is basically a Ron Popeil machine once you get it seasoned. Set 'er and forget 'er. All I have with mine is a Maverick ET-732 so I can monitor temps without having to go outside when it's HTH. Save your $ and buy more meat!!
Your call though, Brother.
Stealthy Fast Black Thermapen
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