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Old 03-24-2011, 09:57 AM   #1
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Default will this temp controller work on a uds?

someone posted this was on sale in the for sale section. Was wondering if it would work on my UDS?
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Old 03-24-2011, 10:01 AM   #2
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Hardly need it on a tight UDS. Only problem you may have is blowin ashes around inside.

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Old 03-24-2011, 10:01 AM   #3
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Not sure why you would need one Also it's more expensive than what i spent on my UDS.
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Old 03-24-2011, 10:04 AM   #4
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Yes, it will work on your UDS. I talked to a guy out in Des Moines, IA. that he and his buddy use them on theirs. I think there is a pic on the IQ website of the 2 UDS's that are camo'd up that is his. He said they work great.

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Old 03-24-2011, 10:13 AM   #5
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It does cost more than I spent on my UDS, but I plan to get one. My drum acts a little different depending on what I'm cooking. One butt or some ribs and its set and forget. Four butts or just lots of anything and I get control issues a few hours into a cook. I plan to get one and use it in conjunction with my Maverick to monitor temps. Here is a review posted a few weeks ago.

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Old 03-24-2011, 10:32 AM   #6
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Like others have said, why would you need one with a properly built UDS? As an owner, user, builder and seller of drum smokers I see no need for one. But you may get different mileage than I do.
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Old 03-24-2011, 10:45 AM   #7
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They work great on a UDS. I have one and love it. As I stated before, the UDS does a good job without one. However, there are times when the UDS can have issues. I find when smoking large volumes of butts for instance, the valve requires adjusting around 5 hours into the cooking. The iQue 110 lets me get some sleep with peace of mind. It does a great job at maintaining the temp where I want it.
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Old 03-24-2011, 02:24 PM   #8
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my uds holds its temps well, but I feel I need to check it every hour or so. thinking this might give me a piece of mind so I can goto bed or a ball game or something.
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