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Unread 05-17-2008, 01:02 PM   #1
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Question for the brethren. Cannot find a therapin around here but local BBQ sales place has a BGE Thermo. Wanted to get one for one of my bbq buddies for his b-day tomorrow. Anyone have an opinion on the quality and accuracy? Thanks for any help.
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If you mean the Big Green Egg IRT (Instant Read Thermometer), I just saw a video where a guy makes some comments about it. He says it reads in 5-10 seconds.

He starts talking about it about 30 seconds into this video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSeAL...eature=related
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I'd be interested to see if anyone here has one, by the way, and if they like it. I can get a really good deal on BGE accessories from the guy that taught my grilling/smoking class a few weeks ago.
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Thanks for the help. Package on the IRT says reads in one second, which I didn't believe anyway. Only $30 so got it for my bud. Would have gotten a Therapen but couldn't find anyone that had it in stock.
Kim, definately getting me a Therapen in the next few weeks. NOT GOING TO BRING UP THE COLOR ....YET
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I'd be interested to see if anyone here has one, by the way, and if they like it. I can get a really good deal on BGE accessories from the guy that taught my grilling/smoking class a few weeks ago.
Can you get me a price on a daisy wheel for a mini?
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Hey Thillin,

I'll be glad to ask him. I don't know how long the "student" discount will last, but I'm going to find out. :) He charged me $31 for a plate setter three weeks ago (right after the class ended.) The other store in town that carries BGE accessories was asking $72 for the large plate setter. Ouch.

I'll PM you when I find out what he wants for the mini daisy wheel.

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TY,

I got the daisy wheel for mine at the Grill Shop on Belknap for $22. I think they made a mistake in the pricing, but I really don't know for sure. http://www.grillshoppe.com/about_us.php
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Would have gotten a Therapen but couldn't find anyone that had it in stock.
Can I be your friend?

Kim, definately getting me a Therapen in the next few weeks. NOT GOING TO BRING UP THE COLOR ....YET
If she loves you she'll buy you Red, Orange, Gray.
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