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Unread 07-03-2011, 02:04 PM   #1
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I purchased one of these a few months ago. I have used it numerous times with great results and no complaints. Fired up my WSM today, got temps stabilized and put my ribs on. About a half hour later I noticed my temps rising. Closed the vents a little. Kept rising. Closed a little more. You get the picture. Eventually with my vents almost completely closed it went up to 310 degress. So I quickly ran to Target and spent $5 on an oven thermometer. Now it sits next to the ribs reading 250 degrees while the probe underneath is up to 324 degrees. Guess the probe is shot.
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Unread 07-03-2011, 02:08 PM   #2
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PM 5-0 BBQ I think he reps for Maverick. he might be able to help get you a replacement probe??? 5-0 hope I'm not overstepping my bounds here throwing your name out there. I own a dual probe Maverick too and love it.
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Unread 07-03-2011, 02:48 PM   #3
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I have a couple of Mav's too. Used one of them last weekend and the probe was reading pretty much exactly 20 degrees higher than actual (meat temp).

I ordered a Mav ET-7, the wireless remote thermo with two probes. Hoping for good things, the farkin replacement probes ain't cheap.
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Unread 07-03-2011, 03:39 PM   #4
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Contact them, they replaced a probe that went bad on me at no cost.
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Unread 07-03-2011, 04:40 PM   #5
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Analog thermo's with big dials are very nice in my opinion.
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Originally Posted by 42BBQ View Post
5-0 hope I'm not overstepping my bounds here throwing your name out there.
Dont worry. I am here to help!
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