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    Fireboard probes in deep fried turkey?

    I have a Fireboard 2 Pro with the type K probes. Going to fry a turkey this year. Anybody got an opinion about those meat probes holding up in submerged oil? I would assume they are rated for it and that Fireboard would tell me they will hold up fine. But in reality is that the case?

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    The definition of ASSUME; Make an ASS out of U and ME

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      #3
      I don't think Fireboard would recommend them for that use case. From their FAQ:
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      • mgood777
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        Ah that's good. Thanks for finding and sharing.

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      Yeah the k-probes can take high heat, but no BBQ probes I'm aware of can be submerged. There's a different type of probe for that. Honestly with fried turkey I've never had one undercooked when following timing charts, and even slightly overcooked when fried doesn't matter.

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        #5
        I’m in the I wouldn’t advise that camp. If you are uncertain of internal temp. Pop it out and check it in a few locations.

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          #6
          Don't do it......



          ...oh sorry that was a frozen turkey into hot oil. Save the probe for another day and application !!!

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          • CaptainMike
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            These are ALWAYS fun to do!! Exploding Christmas tree demos, too!!! Loved the reactions from the spectators.

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          If you have a long probe, can't you just insert it from above and keep the connection to the wire out of the oil? I can't imagine having it in the bird is any different whether the bird is in a smoker, grill or in oil.

          Thermoworks makes a 12" probe. I'm not sure if they are compatible with the Fireboard. I didn't see one that long at the Fireboard site.

          https://www.thermoworks.com/TX-1005X-12
          Last edited by IdahoJim; November 8, 2021, 11:54 AM.

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            #8
            I'm in the "There's only one way to find out" camp. Not with my probes, of course, but I'm perfectly willing to see what happens with your probes!

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            • ecowper
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              I never like experimenting with my probe.

            • CaptainMike
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              Hahahahaha, Eric, I guess I quit experimenting with my probe about 21 years ago as well!

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            I use mine every time i deep fry the turkey, it works fine.

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              #10
              Thermoworks makes what you are looking for. It has a 12" shaft. I think K types are all standard and should work, but I'd call Thermoworks to check, and they might have a better suggestion.

              https://www.thermoworks.com/THS-113-625

              And I wouldn't insert the probe until the oil settles down...

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