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    PBC, Guru fan, Fireboard 1

    Up here in Vermont keeping a steady temperature over a low and slow cook is a challenge. Ambient temperatures vary widely. In addition, I want to smoke in below zero temperatures.

    So, I bit the bullet and bought a Guru fan and proper cabling to go along with the Fireboard 1 that I already had.

    It works great. Once the temperature settles don't it hold to less than plus/minus 3 degrees F.

    The cable adapter from Fireboard is crazy expensive for what you get, and almost expensive enough to make upgrading to the Fireboard 2 a good option. You don't need the cable adapter for the Fireboard 2.

    Feel free to send me any questions. I used the information on this forum to get the confidence to pull the trigger.

    Eric

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    Welcome to The Pit Eric.

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      Welcome.

      https://pitmaster.amazingribs.com/fo...sts#post457459

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        Salutations from Hays, Kansas!

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          Welcome from Minnesota. Enjoy the Fireboard!

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            Welcome to the Pit! We like pictures here. Some of us have a PBC. Would love to see your setup in action.

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              Welcome to the Pit. I'm glad the temp controller setup on your PBC is working well for you. It's a huge convenience, for sure.

              Can you post a photo? I'm guessing you used a BBQ Guru XL Grill Dome Adapter for the barrel opening and Pit Viper fan which you attach to the original Fireboard's drive cable?

              Kathryn

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                Thanks for the warm welcome.

                I'm in Florida for a month getting away from the last of the Vermont winter. Of course, pictures when I get back.

                As an aside, I was considering the Masterbuilt Gravity Series but there seems to be so many problems on the Facebook group that I'll stick with the PBC.

                Eric

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