Originally Posted by Bob O Q Shawtee
Chances are the thermometer is off. Remove it from barrel and put the probe in boiling water(don't alow probe to contact container). Should register 212* on the money unless you live on top of McKinnley. Just mentaly add the diff until you pick up a better thermometer.
The barrel is looking good.
Ditto. Your true temp. with it wide open should be over 440.