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Old 09-25-2013, 07:07 PM   #1
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I've read up a lot on tenderness probing briskets and finishing on tenderness vs. temp. That's nailed in the old noggin pretty solid. The only thing I'm having a hard time finding is what tools are people using for probes?

What are my fellow brethren using as brisket probes for their cooks?
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Old 09-25-2013, 07:33 PM   #2
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Old 09-25-2013, 07:33 PM   #3
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Old 09-25-2013, 07:43 PM   #4
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You don't need anything special. I use one of those cheap ass thermometers that you buy from Wally World. The thermo doesn't even work but it has a long probe and a rounded tip at the end. That's all you need. And no I'm not being dirty guys! Get back to The Wood Pile.
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Old 09-25-2013, 07:52 PM   #5
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Temp probe or a bamboo scewer.
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Old 09-25-2013, 07:57 PM   #6
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A Thermapen works too.
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Old 09-25-2013, 08:13 PM   #7
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My non Thermapen but ThermoWorks Thermo......
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Old 09-25-2013, 08:17 PM   #8
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Old 09-25-2013, 09:17 PM   #10
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I use my thermapen just because it's always nearby when cooking. You can use whatever you want, just always use the same thing each time. Then you will get a consistent "feel".
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Old 09-25-2013, 09:39 PM   #11
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I use the temp probe for my mav. 732
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Thermapen for me. Makes a great probe and oh yeah it's a pretty good thermometer too!
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Old 09-26-2013, 08:35 AM   #13
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like others say I only use my Thermapen as a doneness checker
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Old 09-26-2013, 10:59 AM   #14
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Old 09-26-2013, 01:16 PM   #15
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Another for Thermapen....or my Maverick ProTemp
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