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Old 08-26-2011, 12:06 PM   #11
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I have one and love it and am very impressed with it. I used to use it in cheesemaking and when I had two gallons of milk heating in a double boiler/bain Marie, I could move the thermopen around in the milk and have the temperatures vary by up to 20*F. Knocked my socks off. I realized it was very important to slowly stir the milk to find the correct temp.
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Old 08-26-2011, 01:17 PM   #12
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Knocked my socks off.
I hope your feet didn't get cold.....
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Old 08-26-2011, 01:27 PM   #13
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Beth, it is accuracy like that that would have me only giving it three stars.
The temp in the chicken I am grilling can vary by 20F and I know it's done. And it is. For some reason I could stick my el cheapo Taylor in and get the same reading in three different spots, not so with the Thermapen. It's accurate to a fault... if that's possible, lol.
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Old 09-12-2011, 01:02 AM   #14
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I have two of them, an older one and the newer Splashproof. Both of them agree 100% and are dead on in an ice bath & boiling water. They both also agree with my Sous Vide Supreme to the degree, which is pretty cool.

I wouldn't be without my Thermapens!
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Old 09-12-2011, 04:32 PM   #15
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I'm thinking about getting one soon.....just can't decide on the color. I hear a lot of folks bragging about their red ones.
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Old 09-12-2011, 04:34 PM   #16
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I have the red one. I like the looks of the brown one though. If I were getting it again I think I would get the brown.
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Old 09-12-2011, 04:36 PM   #17
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I've got the red one, too.
The red one reads faster.
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Old 09-12-2011, 05:05 PM   #18
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I use an "Oregon Scientific Thermo Sensor" Model AWR 129. I stick the probe into the thickest part of the meat and grill or fry it until the alarm goes off, ten degrees before the meat is done.

It's remote and has no wires. I can set it next to me where ever I am and it has a display that shows the set-temp and current temp.

Every piece of meat I've cooked with it has turned out perfect.
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Old 09-12-2011, 05:09 PM   #19
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I heard red is fastest. But like GB I also like brown. My brown framed single speed bike has that attention getting, classic look, but no speed.
It will be a toss up between the two colors.
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Old 09-12-2011, 05:16 PM   #20
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It's remote and has no wires. I can set it next to me where ever I am and it has a display that shows the set-temp and current temp.
I don't trust the wireless feature of my Maverick et73. I know there are mods that can be made to improve range and their newer model addressed and correct most issues.
I use the probe but not wirelessly.
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