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  • mhkesler84
    Former Member
    • Jun 2015
    • 84
    • Raleigh, NC

    Maverick 732 BBQ probe

    Hey everyone,
    So over the weekend I was doing a rib cook on my new PBC. I got everything started with no problems got past the initial temp spike, thought I was at a cruising temp, so I went to the store. I was gone about 25 minutes or so, and when i got back my temp had risen to about 380!!! I found that I not properly closed the lid all the way on PBC which would explain the temp spike, however I started noticing problems with my small "BBQ Probe". I started using the meat probe as a back up when the BBQ probe seemed to not drop the temp correctly after leaving the lid off the PBC for about 3/5 minutes. During the cook after I got my temp what seemed to be under control the BBQ probe was reading about 180 while my meat probe was reading about 215. So today I boiled some water and tested them both. The meat probe would quickly rise to 212 and quickly fall once removed from boiling water. The BBQ probe took a long time to get up to 208, but never 212, and again a long time fall back to room temp. I guess I'm in need of a new BBQ probe. Or do you guys think I'm better off just getting another meat probe??
    Thanks,
    Matt
  • richinlbrg
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 1876
    • Leesburg, VA. (Northern, VA)
    • We have two weber kettle grills (one LARGE and one small/average), the SnS and the Weber Smokey Mountain 18" smoker. We use both natural lump charcoal and KNB for smoking and measure our temps with a Maverick 733, thermopen and MK4. Favorite beer depends on what is cooking (alt answer is yes).

    #2
    I use the same probes for meat and BBQ.

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    • Hagen
      Former Member
      • Feb 2016
      • 7
      • Wyoming

      #3
      Maverick has combo Meat/BBQ probes now. They came with my Maverick ET-733.

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      • Jerod Broussard
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        • Jun 2014
        • 9741
        • East Texas
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        #4
        I have two 6' hybrid probes rolling with mine. Got 'em last August.

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        • Meathead
          Administrator
          • May 2014
          • 1351
          • Chicago area
          • Remember, no rules in the bedroom or kitchen
            Meathead

          #5
          I think the probes are interchangeable. The only diff was one was pointy. But the new probes are better.

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          • josht138
            Charter Member
            • May 2015
            • 213
            • Marietta, GA (Greater Atlanta)
            • Weber Genesis E-330 (AKA Big Paperweight)
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            #6
            I have 2 733 probes and I have tested them in boiling water and with room temperature water. I was concerned that the different probes would give different readings, but when testing, I learned that it had more to do with which port I was plugging the probe into. I've noticed that one port runs about 3-5 degrees hotter than when I measure temperature with my Thermapen and the other runs about 0-2 degrees hotter.

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            • mhkesler84
              mhkesler84 commented
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              I'll have to test that out later, thanks!!

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