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  • richinlbrg
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 1810
    • 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).

    Maverick 733

    DWSanta gave me a Maverick 733 for Christmas. Had it for two days and it saved two meals! Yup, I'm happy! Struggling a bit with all the bells/whistles and alarms, but I'll get there. This will make my Qing better and easier, taking it up a notch! DW's birthday is also Christmas and she wanted a rib roast cooked indoor with a new recipe. Results pictured here - BUT, we were hungry, so no time to pretty up the setting.
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  • richinlbrg
    Founding Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 1810
    • 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).

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    • Jon Solberg
      Former Member
      • Jul 2014
      • 4872

      #3
      Outstanding!

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      • Locotech
        Charter Member
        • Sep 2014
        • 344
        • northern Ontario, Canada
        • "Livin' hard was easy, when I was young and bulletproof"

        #4
        Very tasty lookin'...nice work

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        • Dewesq55
          Founding Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 1531
          • The Poconos, NEPA
          • Smoker:
            Landmann Smoke Master Series Heavy Duty Barrel Smoker (COS)
            Masterbuilt 40.2" 1200W Electric Smoker
            Masterbuilt ThermoTemp XL Vertical Propane Smoker

            Gas Grill:
            BBQPro (cheap big box store model) Stainless steel 4 burners with aftermarket rotisserie.

            Thermometer:​​​​​​
            Fireboard with Drive cable and 20 CFM fan
            ThermoWorks Mini Instant Read
            Lavaworks Thermowand Instant Read
            2 Maverick 733
            ThermoWorks IR-GUN-S Industrial Infrared Thermometer
            ThermoWorks ThermaPen Mk4 x 2
            Govee Bluetooth Thermometer

            Miscellaneous:
            Anova Sous Vide Immersion Circulator - 1st generation
            Anova Sous Vide Immersion Circulator - wifi/bluetooth connected

            Favorite Beer:
            Anything to the dark side and malty rather than hoppy. Currently liking Yuengling Porter and Newcastle Brown Ale. In a bar or pub I will often default to Guiness

            Favorite Spirit:
            Bourbon - Eagle Rare for "every day"; Angel's Envy for special occasions

            Favorite Wine:
            Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Super Tuscan Sangiovese (Including Chianti Classico Riserva) Brunello di Montalcino

            Favorite Meat(s):
            Pork - especially the darker meat. I love spare ribs and anything made from shoulder/butt meat
            Chicken - Mainly the dark meat and wings
            Beef Ribeye steak

            Favorite Cuisine to Cook:
            Can't list just one: Indian, Chinese, Thai, West Indian/Carribean, Hispanic/Latin American, Ethiopian, Italian, BBQ

            Favorite Cuisine to Eat:
            Indian, followed closely by BBQ.

            Disqus ID:
            David E. Waterbury

          #5
          Beautiful. My 733 is "guaranteed delivery" tomorrow. I know, it's Sunday, but they "guaranteed" it, so we'll see.

          DEW

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          • The Burn
            The Burn commented
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            Amazon Prime? I know they've been doing Sunday delivery in some areas - utilizing the USPS to do it no less
        • Danjohnston949
          Former Member
          • Dec 2014
          • 4437
          • 1410 9th. St. N, Fargo ND

          #6
          I logged on to get opinions of users of the Maverick 733 but after reading Dewesq 55’s post I need to go measure my Ice Auger to see if I could pull one like that fish up! Dan

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          • richinlbrg
            Founding Member
            • Jul 2014
            • 1810
            • 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).

            #7
            Danjohnston949, I hear ya! What a beauty that is, eh?!?!
            DEW, good luck! I did calibrate mine and had some variances; glad I found out about them! I'll use mine as a general guide, but when the temp gets close, still rely on my thermapen.

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            • Dewesq55
              Founding Member
              • Jul 2014
              • 1531
              • The Poconos, NEPA
              • Smoker:
                Landmann Smoke Master Series Heavy Duty Barrel Smoker (COS)
                Masterbuilt 40.2" 1200W Electric Smoker
                Masterbuilt ThermoTemp XL Vertical Propane Smoker

                Gas Grill:
                BBQPro (cheap big box store model) Stainless steel 4 burners with aftermarket rotisserie.

                Thermometer:​​​​​​
                Fireboard with Drive cable and 20 CFM fan
                ThermoWorks Mini Instant Read
                Lavaworks Thermowand Instant Read
                2 Maverick 733
                ThermoWorks IR-GUN-S Industrial Infrared Thermometer
                ThermoWorks ThermaPen Mk4 x 2
                Govee Bluetooth Thermometer

                Miscellaneous:
                Anova Sous Vide Immersion Circulator - 1st generation
                Anova Sous Vide Immersion Circulator - wifi/bluetooth connected

                Favorite Beer:
                Anything to the dark side and malty rather than hoppy. Currently liking Yuengling Porter and Newcastle Brown Ale. In a bar or pub I will often default to Guiness

                Favorite Spirit:
                Bourbon - Eagle Rare for "every day"; Angel's Envy for special occasions

                Favorite Wine:
                Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Super Tuscan Sangiovese (Including Chianti Classico Riserva) Brunello di Montalcino

                Favorite Meat(s):
                Pork - especially the darker meat. I love spare ribs and anything made from shoulder/butt meat
                Chicken - Mainly the dark meat and wings
                Beef Ribeye steak

                Favorite Cuisine to Cook:
                Can't list just one: Indian, Chinese, Thai, West Indian/Carribean, Hispanic/Latin American, Ethiopian, Italian, BBQ

                Favorite Cuisine to Eat:
                Indian, followed closely by BBQ.

                Disqus ID:
                David E. Waterbury

              #8
              I'll be curious to calibrate mine then use it to check/calibrate the Masterbuilt's built-in temp controls.

              DEW

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              • Ray
                Ray commented
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                I also own a Masterbuilt and checked the meat probe reading against the ThermoPop that I also own. The Masterbuilt tracked the ThermoWorks device to within a couple of degrees. I was both surprised and happy! Since I don't own a Mav 733 (yet), I haven't compared the chamber temp to an accurate thermo. I'll be interested in your findings.
            • sak11202
              Former Member
              • Sep 2014
              • 8

              #9
              Still using a 2 yr old Mav 732et, working great. I know it made me a better cook. Rich, you'll have it down in no time.

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              • Huskee
                Pit Boss
                • May 2014
                • 14509
                • central MI, USA
                • Follow me on Instagram, huskeesbarbecue

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                #10
                Originally posted by sak11202 View Post
                Still using a 2 yr old Mav 732et, working great. I know it made me a better cook. Rich, you'll have it down in no time.
                Same here. In March my oldest will be 3. It'll be off to thermometer kindergarten soon. #proudmaverickdad

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                • richinlbrg
                  Founding Member
                  • Jul 2014
                  • 1810
                  • 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).

                  #11
                  I do not recall who gave me the link to the Maverick 733 tutorial (Huskee maybe?) but thank you! So much better than the instructions that came with it!! The unit is working well! LOVE IT! http://pitmaster.amazingribs.com/for...t-733-tutorial

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                  • sbursik
                    Former Member
                    • Dec 2014
                    • 15
                    • Richardson TX

                    #12
                    I just got the 733 about a week ago. I really like it! The hybrid probes are nice to have.

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