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My Twitter enabled Egg (and a question)

BigGreenTreeBigGreenTree Posts: 41
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
Got my Stoker last week and I thought it might be fun to give my Egg it's own automated Twitter stream:

http://twitter.com/bensbigegg/

I've got two 10lb butts hanging out on it right now.

A PHP script on my server connects to the web interface every 15m, scrapes the probe info, then posts to Twitter via their API.

My question:

I've got the stoker pit probe attached to the dome thermometer (target of 250), and I've also got my Maverick pit probe at grid level (currently ~175). The built in dome thermometer registers about 225.

Is a 75 degree difference normal when you've got that much meat sitting on the grid? I'm accustomed to about 25 degree difference between the dome thermometer and the grid. This is my first time cooking this much meat.

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