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Fog in the temp gauge?

Notice that when I cook I get a small bit of fog/humidity in the center of the dome thermo. Normal? No biggie, but thinking that condensation in there might eventually affect the movement of the needle?

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  • Que_n_BrewQue_n_Brew Posts: 577
    I had the same thing in mine a few weeks ago. Once it warmed up (outside temp) it went away. If yours doesn't, I'd contact Tel True. They should take care of you.
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,574
    is it a new egg?
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,489
    I've had fog/moisture in mine for over a year. Still calibrates and works well.
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  • MrossMross Posts: 338
    Your egg is crying because you don't use it enough! :((
    Duncan, SC
  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 6,355
    I had one to do it and I put it in a bag of rice for a couple of days and it pulled the moisture out. Learned that trick after getting my cell phone wet.

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  • ddeggerddegger Posts: 244
    @henapple - yep, two weeks old. Calibrated the thermo last weekend and it's dialed in perfectly. @Mross - probably crying fom overuse! I've got it fired up most days...maybe it needs a rest?
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,574
    my fog comes and goes... it's covered under the bge warranty though
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,973
    Some folks drilled a hole in the bottom of the gauge to solve that

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 6,692
    As long as it gives accurate temperature reading after calibration I wouldn't worry about it. The needles will eventually be off on a cool egg anyway. I have never had "Fog" in mine but it reads 100F right now and it is 40F outside.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,599
    henapple said:
    my fog comes and goes... it's covered under the bge warranty though
    Me too, only mine is not covered by BGE, the fog is behind my eyelids somewhere.
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,574

    Some folks drilled a hole in the bottom of the gauge to solve that

    the only thing about that is corporate told McGee that voids the warranty...
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,973
    I think the original gauges were more problematic than the Tel-Tru. How long is the warranty on the guage?

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,574
    I'm meant told me... who the hell is McGee. stupid Swype. they didn't say...I would think... one year?
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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