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Anyone use two maverick food probes instead of pit?

yzziyzzi Posts: 1,793
edited June 2013 in EggHead Forum
My pit probe died tonight. Temp was going from 200s to 500s to HHH to 100s, I was wondering if anyone had any issues using a food probe for the pit instead of the pit probe. My thought is that sometimes I may want to just monitor 2 pieces of meat instead of the pit. Figured getting the food probe would be fine for the pit.
Dunedin, FL


  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 5,423
    I bought a 2 pack of food probes off Amazon and use just like you are thinking. It works fine


    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 7,318
    +1. it'll work. You just have to set the pit temp on the receiver to whatever meat temp you want.

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