Welcome to the EGGhead Forum - a great place to visit and packed with tips and EGGspert advice! You can also join the conversation and get more information and amazing recipes by following Big Green Egg at:
I bent mine slightly to match the curve. Dont let anything get on the probe wires(such as meat juice or sauce). It will give you a false reading. Connect the wires in the correct order to ease setup headaches. Enjoy and sleep good at night.