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Thermapen....Yahoo!!!

OnegrecookOnegrecook Posts: 121
edited October 2012 in EggHead Forum
Picked up a Thermapen...seems like a very quality product. I can't wait to cook something so I can try it out. I was also shocked to find out ThermoWorks is a Utah based company and shipped from my wife's hometown. Very excited to finally have one!
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 11,167
    They're the industry standard instant read thermometer.  They're actually manufactured in England, if I remember correctly from the video on their web site.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 11,167
    Love mine.  Even though it's pink.
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 14,115
    Good thing you got the gray one as it is the second fastest color next to the orange =)) It is also the second most important thing you can own next to that Egg. You will enjoy.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini.... 5th Salado EggFest is March 14, 2015

  • I loved mine so much that I bought one for my camping trailer. Great for baking also.
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 11,167
    I know.  I'm still beating myself up over buying the "slow" color.  :)

    Since it's the only florescent pink item in the house, it's pretty easy to find.
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  • jlsmjlsm Posts: 745
    I, too, bought the fast color. ... I'm not sure how I ever grilled without it. I do know that meat never goes back on the grill in pieces because I cut into a chicken thigh only to learn it was raw in the center. 
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  • GLWGLW Posts: 178
    I got a really fast British green!  I love it.
    When in doubt add more pepper.
  • pasoeggpasoegg Posts: 221
    never screw up steaks using mine.....helps in "bomb proofing" some of our cooks...

    "it is never too early to drink, but it may be too early to be seen drinking"

    Winston-Salem, NC

  • LDRLDR Posts: 159

    I got mine a few days ago, and the wife had a good laugh as I went from one room to another measuring air temp.  Using it on my steak last weekend was amazing - the meat came out right at the temp I wanted.

    I still think the one with the flames is fastest.  I just hope the flames aren't affecting the readings.

    Anybody order the camo version yet?

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 14,115
    I was going to get the camo one but worried I would not be able to find it.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini.... 5th Salado EggFest is March 14, 2015

  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,351

    I think they are even fast if you install the new Thermaskins on them.image

    http://www.smilinsantasbbq.com/thermaskins-1/

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  • gpsegggpsegg Posts: 277
    Love my thermapen. Been using now for a couple of years. my question is now it will go on and off when taking a temperature . Changed the batteries but still occurs. Yet, when a calibrate with crushed ice test, it is right on target. Has anyone else experienced this situation where the readings appear and disappear during a measure? Thanks.
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  • Just recently pulled the trigger on buying the Thermapen - I wanted to get it b4 the People's Republik of Kalifornia implemented it's sales tax law on internet sales. 

    I've used it several times & it certainly makes things easier, even though I have the Maverick 732 as well.  I like it for when I have several pieces of meat on the Egg, but the Mav can only monitor 2 at a time.  I also use it on the meat I have the Mav probes in - I poke the Thermapen in to a few strategic places to get several different readings. 

    To me, the Thermapen is a WINNER (oh, and I got the super-fast GRAY one, or, as they say in the UK "grey")
    ;)
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  • misumisu Posts: 213
    edited October 2012
    beat this for fast :)

    edit: crap it wasn't supposed to be upside down...
  • misumisu Posts: 213
    fixed
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  • misu said:
    fixed
    no offense, but I'm pretty sure the tiger-striped one can outrun & overtake the zebra-striped one!! 
    :))
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  • bookswbooksw Posts: 212
    Ok I know I will get tomatoes thrown at me for this but I bought the Maverick BGE instant read thermometer and I really love it.  I had been meaning to pick up a thermopen but never did and when I was at Eggtoberfest I saw one of these being demoed and I got it.  One thing I really like about it is that it has a temperature chart right on it for a bunch of different types of meat and different levels of doneness.  It also displays white numbers on a black background which the guy said was better for reading at night as compared to black on a white background.  That probably is hogwash but I like the BGE instant read.
    Charleston, SC
  • BrownieBrownie Posts: 1,022
    booksw said:
    Ok I know I will get tomatoes thrown at me for this but I bought the Maverick BGE instant read thermometer and I really love it.  I had been meaning to pick up a thermopen but never did and when I was at Eggtoberfest I saw one of these being demoed and I got it.  One thing I really like about it is that it has a temperature chart right on it for a bunch of different types of meat and different levels of doneness.  It also displays white numbers on a black background which the guy said was better for reading at night as compared to black on a white background.  That probably is hogwash but I like the BGE instant read.
    No shame in food cooked to the right temp! Even if the temp took longer to get....  Just kiddin. It's good to see support for other brands as well.
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 11,167
    And it's really nice to see the temperature chart even though you'll be overcooking all your food if you follow it on the unit. :)
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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