Every time I walk down the grill isle at a local hardware store I see multiple "value" options for charcoal smokers. I think that is fantastic! The low entry price to get into smoking helps many of us get into grilling and discovering the fun of smoking a great cut of meat.
However, I grimace when I see the OEM supplied thermometers on the lids of these economy smokers. I understand keeping the price down, but these low-cost imported temp gauges could be your weak link in the performance of your smoke.
For a relatively low cost, you can upgrade your thermometer to a real professional quality calibrated thermometer. Our Midwest Hearth thermometers are manufactured to exacting standards. They maintain +/- 1% accuracy across the entire temperature range. We also made sure it features and extra big dial with clearly labeled temps and cooking zones to help you keep an eye on your extended cook.
If your current grill has a gauge mounted to a 1/2" NPT female coupling, this new meter will screw right in. Otherwise, we include a mounting nut to help you install your new thermometer (simply drill a 7/8" diameter hole for the meter to install into.
• 3" Diameter Bezel
• 2.5" or 4" Stem Lengths are available, .250" diameter stem.
• Mounting Washer and Nut Included
• 304 Stainless Steel Construction
• Hermetically Sealed
• +/-1% Full Span Accuracy ASME B40.3 Grade A
• Glass Lens
✔ Offset, Cabinet, and Barrel Style Barbecue Smokers
✔ Klose, Oklahoma Joe, Backwoods, Horizon, Meadow Creek, Smoke Hollow, Pit Barrel, Gateway, Landmann, Stumps, Lang, More.
✔ 1/2" NPT connection threads into a welded coupling or installs into a 7/8" diameter hole with included mounting nut.