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You only get ONE accessory.

What's it gonna be? 

Monteagle, TN

one large and one small

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  • Thermapen
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 7,862
    First a thermapen then a plate setter.
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  • bud812bud812 Posts: 1,425
    Adj. rig combo.

    Not to get technical, but according to chemistry alcohol is a solution...

    Large & Small BGE

    Stockton Ca.

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  • YEMTreyYEMTrey Posts: 2,433
    Platesetter.
    XL and a Mini Max Egg in Cincinnati, Ohio
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  • Thank God we're free so don't have to make this choice! But if I had to, I would take a second Egg. You can always use an old hubcap to go indirect. Thermapen close second place.

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    Flint, Michigan.  Named the most dangerous city in America by the F.B.I. three years running.

    We invented the U.A.W. and carjacking!

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  • @Fred19Flintstone - I'm calling you if I find a magic lamp.
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  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 6,582
    Tin foil.  


    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

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  • BENTEBENTE Posts: 8,337
    platestter then thermapen

    happy eggin

    TB

    Anderson S.C.

    "Life is too short to be diplomatic. A man's friends shouldn't mind what he does or says- and those who are not his friends, well, the hell with them. They don't count."

    Tyrus Raymond Cobb

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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,430
    Ordered my thermapen this weekend. If you order a desert storm model, tan with the American flag, $9 goes to an injured soldier program.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • @Fred19Flintstone - I'm calling you if I find a magic lamp.

    Priorities man! I told Wilma we're getting a small to go along with our large and that's final! OK, for some reason she went along with it because I'm not wealthy. The point is I got a pair!

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    Flint, Michigan.  Named the most dangerous city in America by the F.B.I. three years running.

    We invented the U.A.W. and carjacking!

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,422
    Thermapen. Do not use my platesetters.......
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,422
    @Fred19Flintstone - I'm calling you if I find a magic lamp.
    Priorities man! I told Wilma we're getting a small to go along with our large and that's final! OK, for some reason she went along with it because I'm not wealthy. The point is I got a pair!
    Pair = Large & Small
    ^:)^
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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  • Yeah, they don't match, but they git 'er done!

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    Flint, Michigan.  Named the most dangerous city in America by the F.B.I. three years running.

    We invented the U.A.W. and carjacking!

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  • KY


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    LBGE & SBGE (big momma and pat)
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  • My accessory would be beer! Is this an accessory or a necessity?
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  • tgklemantgkleman Posts: 206
    fat bank account
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,430

    KY

    KY. Kentucky or jelly?
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • Lifetime supply of quality lump! Without the egg is just a really big and fancy paperweight. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
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  • I guess I'm not understanding why the thermapen is so valuable.  I have a wirless thermometer.  I don't have to even go out to my deck to see what temp my meat is at the remote tells me right in the kitchen. 

    I'm not knocking the thermapen but I guess I don't understand how it's superior to a normal wireless kit.

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  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,077
    edited November 2012
    @Stargazer, the Thermapen is the only way to tell if a steak or chicken breast is cooked, assuming you are doing more than one. If you have 30 wings on a grid, the Thermapen can tell you in less than a minute how they are all doing, your food probe can't tell you about any of them. It is a different tool for a different job. The value is the <3 second accurate reading. You don't have to hold it with a glove or pair of pliers waiting for it to read. 
    Wireless probe is great for a pork butt, but when it reads 195, is the whole butt there? Thermapen confirms temp anywhere in the butt in seconds. It is a great tool. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,259
    Skiddy - that would be 90 seconds, not a minute, to check 30 wings - stop exaggerating. :D
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • ronthorontho Posts: 109
    Is meat an accessory?
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,259
    rontho said:
    Is meat an accessory?
    Meat can be an accessory....

    http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/8-facts-about-lady-gagas-meat-dress
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • ronthorontho Posts: 109
    rontho said:
    Is meat an accessory?
    Meat can be an accessory....

    http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/8-facts-about-lady-gagas-meat-dress

    =))
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  • @Stargazer, the Thermapen is the only way to tell if a steak or chicken breast is cooked, assuming you are doing more than one. If you have 30 wings on a grid, the Thermapen can tell you in less than a minute how they are all doing, your food probe can't tell you about any of them. It is a different tool for a different job. The value is the <3 second accurate reading. You don't have to hold it with a glove or pair of pliers waiting for it to read. 
    Wireless probe is great for a pork butt, but when it reads 195, is the whole butt there? Thermapen confirms temp anywhere in the butt in seconds. It is a great tool. 

    Thank you for the explanation.  Makes a ton of sense to me now.  I do a lot of roasts on my egg so I get a lot of use from my wireless probe.  I'll have to keep and eye out for them on Amazon and look for a sale.

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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,298
    Stargaze said:
    @Stargazer, the Thermapen is the only way to tell if a steak or chicken breast is cooked, assuming you are doing more than one. If you have 30 wings on a grid, the Thermapen can tell you in less than a minute how they are all doing, your food probe can't tell you about any of them. It is a different tool for a different job. The value is the <3 second accurate reading. You don't have to hold it with a glove or pair of pliers waiting for it to read. 
    Wireless probe is great for a pork butt, but when it reads 195, is the whole butt there? Thermapen confirms temp anywhere in the butt in seconds. It is a great tool. 

    Thank you for the explanation.  Makes a ton of sense to me now.  I do a lot of roasts on my egg so I get a lot of use from my wireless probe.  I'll have to keep and eye out for them on Amazon and look for a sale.

    The best you are going to find is the $69 open-box deal they do every few months. Otherwise, used on ebay/craigslist. If you have Amazon Prime, you can save on the shipping and usually grab it for $89. Basic colors only, though. If you want one of the Special Edition ones, I have only seen them on the thermoworks site.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,259
    and don't forget some colors read faster than others
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • I'll take Little Steven's knowledge. ;) 
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  • Just give me a free bag of Wicked Good.  I make all my own tools and accessories.  I spend my good money my favorite grilling meats.

    Simple ingredients, amazing results!
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  • One more vote for Thermapen.  I have all the others but you can jury-rig raised grids and all that other stuff.
    My actuary says I'm dead.
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