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Doing my 1st cook with the new Fireboard!

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  • GadjetGriller
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    • Dec 2015
    • 730
    • Lubbock tx
    • I have 3 outdoor devices (plus a couple indoor items) Starting with the PBC, Faux Kamado Kooker,(Akorn metal Kamado) & Oklahoma Joe offset grill and smoker. I use the FireBoard WiFi Thermometer. IQ110 (heat control device for akorn) recently acquired a Char-Broil Big Easy TRU-INFRARED 3-in-1 Roaster, Smoker and Grill, I also have A Anova & Joule Sous Vide Wands and The Steakager ( a unit for Dry aging big hunks of meat!)

    Doing my 1st cook with the new Fireboard!

    Ok its a little anticlimactic I know I'm just sous videing a couple of Ribeyes but I had to use it on something lol! It and Joule are off by .5 degrees I can live with that lol Got a choice Brisket I'm gonna try to do this weekend (or early next week) in that dang off set (It taxes me It TAXES ME!) Only got the 3 probes (one pit and two meat) gonna probably order 1 more of each. That way one pit prob for each end of the off set!
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  • Huskee
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    • May 2014
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    #2
    Awesome! Congrats. I keep wondering if I should get one but darn it if I don't have too many thermometers as it is. I enjoy having one probe in each side of my offset, but it can cause stress seeing a difference sometimes. You may have to retrain yourself to stick to a 'range' instead *a* temp though when doing that.

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    • GadjetGriller
      GadjetGriller commented
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      Actually Huskee that is one of the things I'm interested in. how much swing is there from end to end. Does the water pan make a difference ect but your right if they are off by a bunch it will be worrisome

    • GadjetGriller
      GadjetGriller commented
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      . I may get 3 pit probes Then I can find the sweet spot for what ever I'm cooking Ok I may be getting a little carried away!
  • RonB
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    • Apr 2016
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    • Near Richmond VA
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    #3
    Congrats on the new toy.

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    • GadjetGriller
      GadjetGriller commented
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      Thanks RonB! Its weird but I think this thing might renew my interest in long smokes!
  • GadjetGriller
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    • Dec 2015
    • 730
    • Lubbock tx
    • I have 3 outdoor devices (plus a couple indoor items) Starting with the PBC, Faux Kamado Kooker,(Akorn metal Kamado) & Oklahoma Joe offset grill and smoker. I use the FireBoard WiFi Thermometer. IQ110 (heat control device for akorn) recently acquired a Char-Broil Big Easy TRU-INFRARED 3-in-1 Roaster, Smoker and Grill, I also have A Anova & Joule Sous Vide Wands and The Steakager ( a unit for Dry aging big hunks of meat!)

    #4
    Well as always with Sous Vide and Joule the Steaks came out wonderful!! I know its about the Fireboard but couldn't resist.
    What I did find interesting was the almost one inch thick steaks didn't hit an internal temp of 130 until 1 hour and 45 min in the bath?? I've read that 60 min is enough to cook the meat? very interesting to me lol

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    • scottranda
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      Seems way too long to me. 1 hour max for 1" steaks.

    • jgreen
      jgreen commented
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      Man that looks good. food pictures make me hungry
  • kmhfive
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    #5
    Congratulations!

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    • Spinaker
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      #6
      Congrats on the new Fireboard! They are great. So, how did you like it? We know the Sous Vide went well, that steak looks great!

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      • GadjetGriller
        Club Member
        • Dec 2015
        • 730
        • Lubbock tx
        • I have 3 outdoor devices (plus a couple indoor items) Starting with the PBC, Faux Kamado Kooker,(Akorn metal Kamado) & Oklahoma Joe offset grill and smoker. I use the FireBoard WiFi Thermometer. IQ110 (heat control device for akorn) recently acquired a Char-Broil Big Easy TRU-INFRARED 3-in-1 Roaster, Smoker and Grill, I also have A Anova & Joule Sous Vide Wands and The Steakager ( a unit for Dry aging big hunks of meat!)

        #7
        Spinaker my old Mavrick died about 6 weeks ago. SO I go on Amazon and find a newer version and it came with some heat resistant gloves. Well the gloves are really to small and the new thermometer (it had presets) was very hard to program it didn't have dedicated probes for pit and meat. Trying to get to the part to change the set point or whatever was not very understandable, it lost contact constantly I just didn't like it. If I'm shooting a video after I get everything going (Pit up to temp meat in or hung ect) I take what I have already shot and go upstairs and start putting it together, Somehow the computer bends time so even though it feels like I've only been working 10 -15 min all of a sudden the alarm goes off I'm either at the 90 min mark or a set internal temp. So I grab all the stuff (usually just the memory chips) and run downstairs and get ready for the next part of the video. Then do it over again. At some point I usually walk out and ITS DARK?? What happen. What I'm saying is I lose track of time and rely on the alarms to keep me from overcooking. The new one would just stop sending but the base unit wouldn't tell me it had lost signal stuff like that. So when I heard that the fireboard start recording the second it was turned on (or started receiving data) I liked that! The graph was very appealing as well so I can see the decline of the wood or charcoal and predict when I might have to go stir the coals or add more wood. Plus the Alexa ad in where she will tell you the temp of all the probs and how long the current session has been going on sold me!! as stated before the meat had been in the bath for 90 min but had not yet reached 130. (It was at 128.3) Close enough I know but it was eye opening!!
        Click image for larger version  Name:	New Redi check.jpg Views:	1 Size:	3.78 MB ID:	315349 The new unit I disliked!! Wasn't intuitive at all (to me anyway admittedly I am getting old so it just might be to advanced for me) So the short answer Love the new Fireboard it was easy to program easy to set up with Alexa and I love the Wifi connection never lose connection again!!

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        • Danjohnston949
          Former Member
          • Dec 2014
          • 4437
          • 1410 9th. St. N, Fargo ND

          #8
          GadjetGriller, You May Want to Dedicate One Channel to Ambient Tempsโ“ Takes the BS Out Of The How Cold Was It, Questionsโ“ I honestly think FireBoard has a Faster Response Time than my Thermapen by Thermoworks!
          ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘
          Eat Well and Prosper! From a Backyard Cremator in Fargo ND, Dan

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          • GadjetGriller
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            Hmmm hadn't thought about that seems logical. Thanks @Danjohnston94 Differently gonna have to order more probes lol

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