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Butt Temps

Ike WittIke Witt Posts: 195
edited 5:16AM in EggHead Forum
I put 2 4.5 lb butts on this morning just after 8 CST
The egg has been steady at 250 - 260 but im only at an internal temp of 144 now at 3:30 Drip pan but no liquids in it. I hooked up the mav grid thermometer and im only getting 205 there. I'm thinking the dome thermometer is out of kilter, It's done this 3 other times. just recalibrated it about 2 weeks ago.
Should i crank up the dome to 270 or 280...or just leave it be....thanks



  • The Maverick can be out of calibration too.

    The plateau can seem like it's taking forever and then all of a sudden it will start to quickly rise.

    Patience grasshopper...
  • BacchusBacchus Posts: 6,019
    Let it ride.
    More than likely its the Maverick. Mine worked well for about a dozen uses then started crapping out. I just tossed it.
  • tnks Rb.and Celtic

    I checked the mav (grid and food) plus the egg therm
    2 weeks ago, the egg was off 25 degs. this has happened twice. I am checking the internals with both a mav and thermopen...they are the same...oh well and learn...thanks for the input and help.

  • I sure don't like the sound of that statment. My ET 73 should be here Monday. :sick:
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