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Old 03-18-2008, 03:44 PM   #1
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Oy Vey...

I ordered two black dial BBQ thermometers from Tel Tru's website on Feb 28th ($40 each plus the "installation kit")

I JUST got an email from them saying it is shipping today and will arrive 3-25-2008!

Why does it take a month to get a thermometer?? It was not a custom deal... I just picked one from their website.

Anyone else had a molasses like experience with TelTru\??

Who else sells these things??
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Old 03-18-2008, 03:48 PM   #2
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My better half used to work for a company that repped them.

My guess would be that they have given priority to manufacturing some of their other products to supply the oil/gas exploration folks. You can't drive around N. Texas without seeing someone drilling for gas these days.
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Old 03-18-2008, 03:57 PM   #3
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I say it is worth the wait. The Backwoods smokers come with Tel-Tru and I can tell you that they are right on temp wise. That was not the case with thermometers on my previous smoker
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Red ones arrive in 14 days...
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You should of ordered 2 BLUE dial thermometers. Choosing black is where you went wrong in the first place, Now you know why it is soooooo slow
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Old 03-18-2008, 04:09 PM   #6
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I recently went to their site to order and saw something about the long delivery stated on their site. I didnt want to wait so I went to Spicewine and ordered two of his after reading about others using them. I dont know who makes them but they are as accurate as the tel-tru's on my other cookers.
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Old 03-18-2008, 04:47 PM   #7
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You can't drive around N. Texas without seeing someone drilling for gas these days.
That's the truth! My Mother rented a 40 acre place on Hilltop Rd. in Argyle, TX (just SW of Denton on 377). The old man they rented from croaked, and the kids inherited the property and eveicted my Mom, then bulldozed the house and popped two gas wells there. Hit on both. Kerr-Chiiiing!

Mom lives in Montague County now... 5 acres in Forestburg just N. of Bowie.
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Old 03-18-2008, 06:19 PM   #8
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www.wolferub.com is a rep for Tel-Tru therms, he's also a little cheaper than the mfr. site and it'll ship right away.
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Oy Vey...

I ordered two black dial BBQ thermometers from Tel Tru's website on Feb 28th ($40 each plus the "installation kit")

I JUST got an email from them saying it is shipping today and will arrive 3-25-2008!

Why does it take a month to get a thermometer?? It was not a custom deal... I just picked one from their website.

Anyone else had a molasses like experience with TelTru\??

Who else sells these things??
www.kck.com sells the Tel-Trus - pretty much any version up the the 5" glow in the dark with a 4" stem.
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just ordered 2 of the white ones and had them in 7-10 days just like advertised
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Old 03-18-2008, 08:37 PM   #11
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just ordered 2 of the white ones and had them in 7-10 days just like advertised
hey check that out making that last post gave me "wood"
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I have two Tel-Tru therms and they arrived in a timely matter. Not a month!
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www.kck.com sells the Tel-Trus - pretty much any version up the the 5" glow in the dark with a 4" stem.
That is where i ordered mine from. The price was the best i found on the net and the customer service with regard to responding to and answering all of my questions was very prompt .I Highly recommend them.Here is a link
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I'll get my next ones (& the spring handles for my UDS) from KCK...
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