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  • Derek_S
    Club Member
    • Jul 2020
    • 1
    • Brookfield, Wisconsin

    Meater + thermometer

    I'm a newby to the group. I use a Big Green Egg for my BBQ, and have significantly improved my (pretty good already) skills with Meathead's awesome book. Anyway, I recently picked up a pretty cool thermometer. It's called a "Meater +" available on Amazon. It's simply a wireless single thermostat that you push into the meat, which measures the meat's internal temp and also the grill's ambient temp with the same probe. The real-time temps are then transmitted to your I-phone to actively monitor the meat's temp. I've done simple chicken breasts (which I didn't dry out at all) up to beef (brontasaurus) ribs (which we had to pull a bit before 203 degrees due to the time ticking by and everyone squeaking about being hungry and how it was already so late - but that stress is half the fun anyway). Also did a tomahawk beef steak that was amazing (following Meathead's reverse-sear process). Just outstanding results. Anyway, I've had a really great experience with this thermometer so far. It seems like if you go heavy on the smoke, you also need to scrape the end of the probe clean to make sure you don't lose the signal.
  • mcook2201
    Club Member
    • Aug 2019
    • 216
    • Mooresville, North Carolina

    #2
    Greetings and welcome from North Carolina.

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    • ofelles
      Club Member
      • Jun 2018
      • 2271
      • Brentwood CA
      • Yoder YS640 on Comp cart
        Klose 20x42 Charcoal Grill
        LSG Insulated Cabinet
        Jumbo Joe
        VacMaster Pro 380 sealer
        FireBoard and Pit Bull fan
        Thermoworks Signal
        Thermoworks Dot
        Thermopen Mk4

      #3
      Welcome from the California Delta.

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      • Donw
        Club Member
        • Jul 2017
        • 3302

        #4
        Welcome from Maryland

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        • ecowper
          Founding Member
          • Jul 2014
          • 3484
          • Maple Valley, WA
          • Grill = Hasty-Bake Gourmet Dual Finish
            Smoke = Weber Smokey Mountain 22.5"

            Thermometer = FireBoard FBX11 with 2 ambient and 6 meat probes
            Thermometer = Maverick ET732
            Thermometer = ThermoWorks Chef Alarm
            Thermapen Mk IV = Light blue
            Thermapen Classic = Grey
            PID Controller = Fireboard Drive + Auber 20 CFM Fan

            Favorite cook = Tri-Tip for the grill, whole packer brisket for the smoker
            Favorite wine = a good Bordeaux with steak, a good Syrah with pork, or a nice bottle of Champagne or California sparkling wine
            Favorite beer = Sam Adams Boston Lager or Shiner Bock
            Favorite whisky = Lagavulin 16 year old single malt

            Best Cookbooks - Meathead's "The Science of Great Barbecue and Grilling", Chris Lilly's "Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book", Aaron Franklin's "Franklin BBQ"


            Eric Cowperthwaite aka ecowper

          #5
          Welcome aboard and welcome to the group of folks that love what Meathead has done for BBQ! Glad to hear you like the Meater. Looking forward to pics and stories of your cooking!

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          • Dadof3Illinois
            Club Member
            • Jul 2017
            • 912
            • Southeast Illinois

            #6
            Welcome from Southeast Illinois

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            • MBMorgan
              Club Member
              • Sep 2015
              • 6365
              • Colorado
              • > Weber Genesis EP-330
                > Grilla Grills Original Grilla (OG) pellet smoker
                > Pit Barrel Cooker (gone to a new home)
                > WeberQ 2000 (on "loan" to a relative)
                > Old Smokey Electric (for chickens mostly - when it's too nasty out
                to fiddle with a more capable cooker)
                > Luhr Jensen Little Chief Electric - Top Loader circa 1990 (smoked fish & jerky)
                > Thermoworks Smoke
                > 3 Thermoworks Chef Alarms
                > Thermoworks Thermapen
                > Thermoworks IR-GUN-S
                > Anova sous vide circulator
                > Searzall torch
                > BBQ Guru Rib Ring

              #7
              Welcome from Colorado ...

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              • holehogg
                Club Member
                • Nov 2017
                • 2481
                • Port Elizabeth, South Africa

                #8
                Greetings from South Africa

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                • tiewunon
                  Club Member
                  • May 2020
                  • 465
                  • Virginia Beach, Va

                  #9
                  Welcome from Virginia Beach.

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                  • RonB
                    Club Member
                    • Apr 2016
                    • 13126
                    • Near Richmond VA
                    • Weber Performer Deluxe
                      SNS
                      Pizza insert
                      Rotisserie
                      Smokenator 1000
                      Cookshack Smokette Elite
                      2 Thermapens
                      Chefalarm
                      Dot
                      lots of probes.
                      CyberQ

                    #10
                    Welcome to The Pit Derek.

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                    • HawkerXP
                      Club Member
                      • Jul 2016
                      • 5941
                      • Virginia
                      • 2 Weber Performers, 1 kettle, 1 Smoky Joe and a PBC
                        Thermopops
                        Dot and Chef Alarm with probes
                        Slo n Sear
                        Cold beer

                      #11
                      Welcome to the Pit! That Meater is a cool idea. Now if only they can make it smaller.

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