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first turbo butt today

jls9595jls9595 Posts: 1,528
I just put it on about 30 min ago. Dome temp of 400 and grid temp is at 304. Big difference, I'm thinking the dome thermo is off although it was accurate when I tested it a couple weeks ago. In my experience I've had a difference of about 50* but not almost 100*. Any insight as to what's going on here?
In Manchester, TN
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  • DMWDMW Posts: 11,760
    How close is your grid probe to the meat? If its too close the cold meat will impact the temp its reading.
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  • jls9595jls9595 Posts: 1,528
    edited April 2014
    Ahh, why didn't I think of that? I have run into that before, bet thats what it is. Thanks.
    DMW said:

    How close is your grid probe to the meat? If its too close the cold meat will impact the temp its reading.

    In Manchester, TN
    Vol For Life!
  • jls9595jls9595 Posts: 1,528
    Nm
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  • jls9595jls9595 Posts: 1,528
    Moved it over to the right a little and now there is only about a 65* difference. I feel dumb lol
    In Manchester, TN
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  • DMWDMW Posts: 11,760
    The probe tip is pretty close to the meat in that pic.
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    Morgantown, PA

    XL BGE - S BGE - KJ Jr - HB Legacy - BS Pizza Oven - 30" Firepit - King Kooker Fryer -  PR72T - 18.5" WSM - Gasser - WSJ - BS 17" Griddle - XXL BGE - Akron Jr
  • jls9595jls9595 Posts: 1,528
    yep that's where I was before I moved it
    In Manchester, TN
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  • DMWDMW Posts: 11,760
    Did relocating the probe change the temp reading?
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    XL BGE - S BGE - KJ Jr - HB Legacy - BS Pizza Oven - 30" Firepit - King Kooker Fryer -  PR72T - 18.5" WSM - Gasser - WSJ - BS 17" Griddle - XXL BGE - Akron Jr
  • jls9595jls9595 Posts: 1,528
    Yes about a 65* diff as opposed to a 100* difference
    In Manchester, TN
    Vol For Life!
  • DMWDMW Posts: 11,760
    Yep, that was it. I've placed my probe intentionally close to the meat and cooked based on dome temp a couple times. Its interesting to watch the grid probe temp drop during the stall. Evaporative cooling.
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    Morgantown, PA

    XL BGE - S BGE - KJ Jr - HB Legacy - BS Pizza Oven - 30" Firepit - King Kooker Fryer -  PR72T - 18.5" WSM - Gasser - WSJ - BS 17" Griddle - XXL BGE - Akron Jr
  • jls9595jls9595 Posts: 1,528
    I just can't believe I didn't think of that. Oh well, I appreciate the info
    In Manchester, TN
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  • jls9595jls9595 Posts: 1,528
    It took this 8lber exactly five hours to get to 200*. I did wrap it at 165*. Smells great and probes like hot butter. Gonna FTC for another hour or so. I think I may like turbo.
    In Manchester, TN
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  • dagrillerdagriller Posts: 74
    I just did a turbo, it turned out great!
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,975
    Damn...If you don't know that by now sell you f&$@ing egg...moron.

    Lols jk broski. ..hope your using ozark.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • jls9595jls9595 Posts: 1,528
    henapple said:
    Damn...If you don't know that by now sell you f&$@ing egg...moron. Lols jk broski. ..hope your using ozark.
    I'm on my fourth bag of OO, halfway through my supply already. Gonna have to hit you up again :D 


    First turbo was a success, different flavor than usual but still very good. I will try another without wrapping next time.
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    In Manchester, TN
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,975
    I've got more...just let me know when. I promise you won't have to load my truck this time.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • jls9595jls9595 Posts: 1,528
    OK, I'll take you up on that in a few weeks maybe... If your sure you won't put me to work lol
    In Manchester, TN
    Vol For Life!
  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,445
    Loving the OO I've been using for the last week or so... Also like that it's in easier managed 10lb bags... I like Rockwood as well; buy I think my next order will be just OO as I already have 4 bags of Rockwood in the garage.
  • jls9595jls9595 Posts: 1,528
    Its good stuff. I'll go about 4 short cooks without having to add any
    In Manchester, TN
    Vol For Life!
  • hapsterhapster Posts: 7,445
    jls9595 said:

    Its good stuff. I'll go about 4 short cooks without having to add any

    I could do the same, but I've got the bad habit of topping it off just about every cook whether I have to or not
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