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Temp probes, where do you put them in?

pithoundpithound Posts: 32
edited 6:53PM in EggHead Forum
Hey guys,

My only cook I decided to put my temp probes in through the top daisy wheel. How do most people insert their temp probes into their eggs? I worry about the gasket crushing the wire and shorting it out... anyone got suggestions other than the daisy wheel? Thanks!


  • RRPRRP Posts: 22,055
    your gasket will compress adequately to protect your cable.
    L, M, S, &  Mini
    And oh yes...also a 17" BlackStone gas fired griddle! 
    Dunlap, IL
    Re- gasketing AMERICA one yard at a time!
  • OttawaEggOttawaEgg Posts: 283
    I put mine in the meat B)

    I have one of those kewlie-neato remote probes so I don't have to go outside to see the temp.

    Just shove it into the thickest part of the meat (not touching any bone!). The cable will be fine.

    Cheers and happy egging! :woohoo:
  • pithoundpithound Posts: 32
    Oh, I know *where* they go, just meant what point of entry do you use to get inside the egg. I was worried that lid would crush my wires, that's all.
  • OttawaEggOttawaEgg Posts: 283
    I figured that - I was just funnin w/ya :)
  • mojomojo Posts: 220
    As was mentioned, your wires will be fine between the gaskets. That won't cause any problem, although cooks above 400* will damage most probe wires unless they are upgraded models.
  • pithoundpithound Posts: 32
    Yeah, I really only use probes for 350 or less, and even then I have high heat probes with foil around em.

    Mike, you here in Austin? I am down South
  • mojomojo Posts: 220
    Yep, on the west side. Love this town!
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