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Unread 12-25-2012, 12:28 AM   #1
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so I bought a CyberQ wifi to run on a WSM 18.5 and have use it on two cooks so far. Tried it on a roast shooting for 230 and it ran +/- 15 Deg..Second, did two 15# turkeys shooting for 330. The system would not even come close on its own. had to run with all wents open 100% plus front door cracked. Both cooks I had fired the Weber up the standard method. Any tips that would help with holding a steady temp.?
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Unread 12-25-2012, 08:50 AM   #2
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Interesting. Santa Claus just brought me a CyberQ WiFi, I haven't tried it out yet. I'm interested in reading the replies.

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Unread 12-25-2012, 09:53 AM   #3
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so I bought a CyberQ wifi to run on a WSM 18.5 and have use it on two cooks so far. Tried it on a roast shooting for 230 and it ran +/- 15 Deg..Second, did two 15# turkeys shooting for 330. The system would not even come close on its own. had to run with all wents open 100% plus front door cracked. Both cooks I had fired the Weber up the standard method. Any tips that would help with holding a steady temp.?
Do you have the 4cfm or the 10cfm fan? The 4 will probably not give enough airflow for that temp. Also, check to see that the little guillotine damper is fully open and that your top vent is full open. Hope that helps.

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Unread 12-25-2012, 11:42 AM   #4
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I'm running a 10cfm and had the vent on the fan full open. I'm wondering if i should do a calibration? if so, do you calibrate only one probe? other than that, its a cool toy!!
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Unread 12-25-2012, 12:40 PM   #5
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Hope this thread keeps going, I'm interested in a cyber q for my wsm 22
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Unread 12-25-2012, 02:48 PM   #6
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so I bought a CyberQ wifi to run on a WSM 18.5 and have use it on two cooks so far. Tried it on a roast shooting for 230 and it ran +/- 15 Deg..Second, did two 15# turkeys shooting for 330. The system would not even come close on its own. had to run with all wents open 100% plus front door cracked. Both cooks I had fired the Weber up the standard method. Any tips that would help with holding a steady temp.?
30+lbs of cold turkey is quite a bit for the 18.5 and trying to get up to 330 with that much meat i could see being a little tougher than usual and standard wsm methods might need some mods.

i definitely would make sure you are preheating the smoker so everything is up to temp before putting meat on. maybe include some firebricks or pan of sand to help hold temps. also try preheating higher than your target temp so things dont drop too much and youre not playing catch up the whole cook. if trying for 330, i would preheat to 350/360. and do the preheating with the guru so it configures itself prior to putting the meat on.
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Unread 12-25-2012, 09:05 PM   #7
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330 is hard for a Guru on a WSM without opening any of the other vents, let alone that you had 30 lbs of cold meat in there.

For a 15 degree swing on the roast, that sounds like you may have an air leak somewhere. I'd take a look at you door as well as the fit of your middle section and the base.
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I have a guru and a 10cfm fan I run my fan damper only about 1/4 open I cook at 250f never have a problem. If you cook hotter I would open it to 1/2. Having the fan damper wide open will overshot your temp. Hope this helps.


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Unread 12-26-2012, 08:06 AM   #9
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I like to use a clay pot base in my water pan. Just wrap it in foil and it is easy to clean up. Also, preheating to 350-360 should help, as mentioned above. With two turkeys on there it's an uphill battle.
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Unread 12-26-2012, 08:47 PM   #10
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Does anyone run their CyberQ Wifi with a Ipod touch? I bought one to run mine. Got it to work once when i first bought it, but now i get a 404 error message.
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