Originally Posted by EatonHoggBBQ
Tyler, making that with brass rod is a good idea. Brass is real easy to machine. I tried to do the same thing using one of the cooking grate support bolts. Even doing it in a drill press the drill kept going off to one side and breaking through the sides of the bolt. So I scrapped the idea. I'll just stay without a thermometer on the outside because yes they are useless.
Ya, you gotta do it on a lathe, It's a lot easier. Since were so close and all, if you want a couple, I could help you out? Just pm me if you want some.
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