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  • Henry B
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    Unboxed my Pro today and put it together while warming up the coals on my KJ after charging for a few hours. Can't say it was easy for me like everyone else, man, I even had an issue putting the adaptor plate on the blower via rails? Huh? Had to run back into the house to get my glasses. Plugged in super easy, but then I started reading the instructions and its a little more technical than I realized. What sold me was the K's and I thought the graphs were really cool and they are. Some things are just worth the money and this is. I will learn the rest later...maybe.
    Last edited by Henry B; October 18, 2021, 08:30 PM.

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  • Rod
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    IFindZeroBadCooks Sorry just saw your edit. I'd go with the Drive. You'll save a few bucks if you end up having to buy that ridiculously priced cable.

  • Polarbear777
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    The FB pro is nice if your rig uses K probes already. Used mine on the master built gravity and even used it to drive the rig, bypassing MB control system. 700F cooks were no problem with the K probe

    I usually don’t annotate cooks or if I do I use paprika, but I’ve also downloaded and plotted the FB data to plot myself. Pulling data out and archiving within the app all work well. They’ve come a long way since the buggy beginning years ago.

    back when I had a guru controller I was able to export the data and use it, which was pretty much the only choice since there was no real app. I haven’t messed with the new gurus or their software.

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  • willxfmr
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    I love my Fireboard , but had no idea I could do half of that. Thanks for sharing!

  • glitchy
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    I don’t take a lot of notes nor add pictures. However, I use the history all the time to refresh my poor memory on about how long things take to cook. I also love the watch app like BBQPhil. Mostly when I want to take a walk while doing the reverse part of steaks.

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  • glitchy
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    The FB drive is definitely more convenient than a regular with the special drive cable dongle. Both will work, but if you really anticipate someday wanting the fan control buy the drive or pro now. The Pro if you think you might want to use in a Pizza oven or something else crazy hot. The dongle is just a little awkward and something else to keep track of.

  • BBQPhil
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    I bought the FireBoard for the hardware but was highly impressed with the software. I can check all of my sessions and view notes and images I took at the time. I can even check the temps on my Apple Watch. The sw doubles the value of the purchase.

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  • IFindZeroBadCooks
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    I lean towards the Drive model as I can add a fan at a later date for a new smoker and be ready to go. The bare bones model would work for now with the MB560 purely as a data collection device (well, there is a $10 cord I can buy if I want to control it) but I would have to buy the cord and fan if I wanted to control another charcoal smoker which would cost more than the integrated one.

    What do you think Rod
    Last edited by IFindZeroBadCooks; September 6, 2021, 04:07 PM.

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  • Rod
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    HawkerXP First set of pics were from my phone. Second post was from my laptop. I can see both from my phone and laptop. Guess Fireboard is easier to use than The Pit!

  • IFindZeroBadCooks
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    Awesome!

  • ItsAllGoneToTheDogs
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    I have money burning a hole in my pocket on Amazon... really wish they'd hurry up and get the FB2 Pro in stock (my grill already uses k-probes, and maybe one day I might have a grill that would benefit from the Drive feature, otherwise I'd get the bare bones model)

  • HawkerXP
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    Looks good!

  • Rod
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    How about now? IFindZeroBadCooks HawkerXP

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  • IFindZeroBadCooks
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    I don't see them Rod. I would delete the pics and reupload.

  • HawkerXP
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    Fixed
    Last edited by HawkerXP; September 6, 2021, 06:29 PM.

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