Originally Posted by Q*bert
I've got a Guru Party-Q and an ET-73. The maverick is always 17-20 degrees lower than the Guru. I've tested them, & even bought new probes. Always the same results, but always consistently the same. So I figured that as long as it's consistent, I'll live with it.
It looks like you and Q*bert have the same identical issues...
He replaced with new probes and still had the same result..
Maybe something you have to live with but, for whatever it's worth, at least you aren't alone with this issue. Maybe going back to my first post the issue with components and manufacturing may still be your only answer.
Let us know how the clothes pin experiment works out...