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Offline BAM1

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Re: My birthday wish list - What's missing?
« Reply #15 on: January 25, 2013, 03:37:25 pm »
When you do decide to get a PID I like my dual probe for monitoring meat and temp.  Also, I smoke cheese and Salmon and I don't have a cold smoke set up.  I put an aluminum pan w/ice on rack above SG and it works fine.  Frog mats for sure.  I first bought the Bradley jerky racks and they're hard to clean.  If you have an I-phone or I-pad I'd suggest the I-grill remote thermometer.  It works well, is well built and has some pretty cool functions.
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Offline Waltz

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Re: My birthday wish list - What's missing?
« Reply #16 on: January 26, 2013, 03:01:27 am »
I had never seen the I-grill before, that looks very useful. I have just ordered one. I have the Maverick remote wireless thermometer but am disappointed with the range it has and am fairly sure a bluetooth signal, which the I-grill uses, will have better coverage. Thanks BAM1. Apologies to the moderator or taking this thread off-topic a bit.

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Re: My birthday wish list - What's missing?
« Reply #17 on: January 26, 2013, 09:43:44 am »
I had never seen the I-grill before, that looks very useful. I have just ordered one. I have the Maverick remote wireless thermometer but am disappointed with the range it has and am fairly sure a bluetooth signal, which the I-grill uses, will have better coverage. Thanks BAM1. Apologies to the moderator or taking this thread off-topic a bit.
Interestingly enough Waltz, there is a mod for your remote thermo  ;D ;D ;D One of the guys has a antenna mod you maybe able to do yourself. Cool to tinker with and seems they had good results. Try a search for it and you should find it or ask and someone will have a link.
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Offline Waltz

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Re: My birthday wish list - What's missing?
« Reply #18 on: January 27, 2013, 01:18:39 am »
Thanks Quarlow. I remember seeing the mod instructions and will look them out and give it a go. I use my smoker in the garage which is separate from the house and would like to be able to monitor temps. in the house but the Maverick doesn't reach that far. It is so far from reaching that far that I don't think the mod will help but may be worth a try. No harm in having the I-grill also, which looks to have more functions.

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Re: My birthday wish list - What's missing?
« Reply #19 on: January 27, 2013, 01:42:12 am »
Waltz;

Which Maverick remote do you have?

Here is a link to a mod for the ET-73.

ET-73 Modification

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Re: My birthday wish list - What's missing?
« Reply #20 on: January 27, 2013, 08:20:33 am »
the Maverick doesn't reach that far. It is so far from reaching that far that I don't think the mod will help but may be worth a try.

I had the Maverick 73 and had poor range. I made the mod and it worked with the transmitter on my back deck and the receiver upstairs on the second floor in the front of the house. In fact it worked a bit better than the ET 732. But I like the feature on the 732 that sounds an alarm if you lose signal.
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