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Offline westexasmoker

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Probe cleaning??
« on: May 11, 2008, 04:34:26 PM »
This may sound like a stupid question, but ya'll have kinda gotten to know me and most of mine are stupid.  ::)  Whats the best way to clean your meat probe, just soap and water or do you ever sterilize with bleach.  I just do the soap and water (just now) and had this thought.  What is the forum thought on this????   ???

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Re: Probe cleaning??
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2008, 04:47:31 PM »
Westex

Not a stupid question at all. I fried a few TC's by not clearing them properly.
I always wipe/scrub the TC with soap and water right after use. You just want to make sure you don't submerge it or get water in where the wire meets the probe.

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Re: Probe cleaning??
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2008, 05:21:28 PM »
Little soap on the green scratchy thing in the sink for me. Makes it easy to clean without a lot of risk from water  ;D

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Re: Probe cleaning??
« Reply #3 on: May 11, 2008, 06:36:33 PM »
I'm not stupid.....tell my wife quick...WOOOoooHOOoooo!!

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Re: Probe cleaning??
« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2008, 06:40:41 PM »
Hang on, I'll ask my wife how she does it  :o ;D :P

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Re: Probe cleaning??
« Reply #5 on: May 11, 2008, 07:59:59 PM »
westex i have also fried two by placing em in a tub of soapy water so dont do that.  >:(  >:(  One good thing is u can stop on your way to get some beverages at the outdoors man to get another one if you do fry it tho.
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Re: Probe cleaning??
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2008, 02:58:02 AM »
I clean mine the same way WCK does. I cut a large piece of a green scouring pad into smaller pieces and use that the clean the probe. I have plenty of alchol wipes, so I use one to wipe it down after scouring.


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Re: Probe cleaning??
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2008, 06:55:45 PM »
Habs

I hope Arcs doesn't see you wasting alcohol like that!

 :D  :D  ;D

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Re: Probe cleaning??
« Reply #8 on: May 13, 2008, 02:28:47 AM »
Habs

I hope Arcs doesn't see you wasting alcohol like that!

 :D  :D  ;D

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Who says I'm wasting it??  I get a good buzz off the fumes!!! ;D


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Re: Probe cleaning??
« Reply #9 on: May 13, 2008, 09:10:50 AM »
Habs

I hope Arcs doesn't see you wasting alcohol like that!

 :D  :D  ;D

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Who says I'm wasting it??  I get a good buzz off the fumes!!! ;D


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Re: Probe cleaning??
« Reply #10 on: May 13, 2008, 06:52:01 PM »
Who says I'm wasting it??  I get a good buzz off the fumes!!! ;D

Glad to see dual-use technology at work.   :D :D :D

Perhaps this means there is a market for ethanol wipes.   :o

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Re: Probe cleaning??
« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2008, 08:47:21 AM »
I think Arcs just stirs his drink with probes to clean them....

Actually... that's a great idea!  ::)

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Re: Probe cleaning??
« Reply #12 on: May 24, 2008, 09:54:44 PM »
Me three, or four...  ;D soap and scrubby pad...

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Re: Probe cleaning??
« Reply #13 on: May 25, 2008, 03:39:30 AM »
Soap, scrub - put the alcohol in the scrubb"er"
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