Originally Posted by MisterChrister
I can't afford a thermapen either. Bought a $15 Taylor digital and it works JUST FINE.
That is my issue. I purchased a cheaper Taylor and had major issues yesterday on my brisket smoke. It was reading 200 but was tough to insert because the meat was not tender and rendered yet.
Thanks for all the input everyone. Seems like both the PT100 and Thermapen work very well.