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ThermoPro TP18 Ultra Fast Digital Meat Thermometer with Thermocouple Instant Read Thermometer for Kitchen Cooking Food Candy Thermometer for BBQ Grill Smoker Deep Fry Oil Thermometer

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.5
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Ease of Use
 72
easy, easy to read, accurate, read, use
+99%
-1%
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" ...  The battery is easy to install. ... The size of the thermometer is easy to hold.  ...  "
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" ...  It is easier to read and store.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Also it’s very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It is easy to use, compact and appears to be quite accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  Makes yogurt making easier.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to get temperter  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, good quality and seems very accurate.  ...  "
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Food Items
 57
meat, cooked, thermometer, meat thermometer, chicken
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Great for checking how cooked the meat is.  ...  "
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" ...  i like this thermometer because it is a very reliable meat thermometer  ...  "
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" ...  This meat thermometer is great.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems like it takes the temperature of the air and calculates into the meat.  ...  "
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" ...  I cooked two Prime fillets on the grill to a perfect medium rare.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this a month ago, I use it to double check my smoker, grill and oven cooked foods.  ...  "
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" ...  Cooking things like chicken, turkey and a beautiful prime rib are done to perfect if you use a thermometer - it really makes a difference!  ...  "
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" ...  We typically grill a variety of meat at once & this is perfect for checking the doneness of each.  ...  "
Accuracy
 56
easy to use, thermometer, reading, fast, accuracy
+95%
-5%
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" ...  It's fast and it's accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  accuracy and incredible speed perfect  ...  "
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" ...  After the calibration temps were quick and accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had several instant read thermometers but this one is well made and very accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  Accuracy is very close to perfect always.  ...  "
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" ...  Very accurate and very fast.  ...  "
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" ...  It's easy to maneuver to read the right places in poultry quickly and is very accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  I gave it 4 stars as the F/C button is incredibly sensitive and likes to jump around but it is fast and accurate.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 37
months, thermometer, working, stopped working, month
+43%
-57%
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" ...  Failed right out of the box.  ...  "
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" ...  We tried resetting it completely to use it again and read, "error".  ...  "
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" ...  Everything I've purchased from this brand has been cheap China garbage and does not work properly!  ...  "
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" ...  This seemed a bit surprising because I normally keep my home somewhat cool in the winter months.  ...  "
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" ...  It just stopped working out of the blue.  ...  "
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" ...  This product never worked right.  ...  "
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" ...  Piece of junk. ... This thermometer stopped working within a month of purchasing it.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had a constant problem with mine randomly turning on by itself though.  ...  "
Build Quality
 33
probe, durable, metal, magnets, quality
+58%
-42%
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" ...  Hoping it is as durable as it feels.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great and has magnets to stick to any metal surface.  ...  "
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" ...  I can’t speak to its durability or battery life because I haven’t had it long enough to say, although its build quality looks to be excellent, leading me to believe it should provide years of service.  ...  "
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" ...  Survived a couple falls on a hard ceramic floor.  ...  "
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" ...  Seems to be constructed durably.  ...  "
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" ...  I am satisfied with it Only time will tell how durable it is, but I don't anticipate any problems ... After using it several times, it is fast easy to use and durable.  ...  "
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" ...  It has magnets so it holds to metal.  ...  "
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" ...  5 star for material quality as it seems solid enough to last for a while with the probe hinge seeming to be durable.  ...  "
Fit
 29
magnets, magnet, hold, hood, fridge
+83%
-17%
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" ...  I can work around it, apply super glue and tape.  ...  "
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" ...  The magnet allows for easy storage  ...  "
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" ...  Love the magnet.  ...  "
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" ...  Quick read and convenient with the magnetic hold.  ...  "
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" ...  the two magnets on the back make it very easy to attach to a range hood.  ...  "
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" ...  The magnets on the back are *just* strong enough to hold this to a range hood / fridge, I actually wish they were a little stronger, but no big deal.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, I really like the built in magnets on the back as they hold really well to my smoker.  ...  "
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" ...  I also like the magnetic back to attach this thermometer to the vent hood directly above our stove  ...  "
Storage
 28
magnets, refrigerator, drawer, magnet, stick
+79%
-21%
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" ...  Magnet to attach to side of my refrigerator so it’s easy to find.  ...  "
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" ...  We'll see how it holds up.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the magnet on the back very handy to just have it on the fridge.  ...  "
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" ...  Safe, as mentioned above the unit is large enough to hold steadily and probe is long enough to keep your flesh away from the intense heat needed to cook foods.  ...  "
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" ...  The magnets on the back are *just* strong enough to hold this to a range hood / fridge, I actually wish they were a little stronger, but no big deal.  ...  "
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" ...  Sometimes halfway open is a good position if the food item is prone to rolling. ... Two magnets on back securely hold it on my refrigerator, yet it releases easily when needed.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked that was easy to store and did not take up a lot of space.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s got a handy dandy set of magnets attached, so there’s no digging around an over crowded utensils drawer.  ...  "
Price
 27
worth, product, worth the money, thermometer, reasonable
+89%
-11%
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" ...  There is nothing to dislike its a works great very good price couldn't be more pleased Thanks  ...  "
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" ...  The thermometer has a quick reaction time and does a decent job for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  The Black Friday price was exceptional, so the purchase was too tempting.  ...  "
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" ...  Save your money and buy the cheaper version.  ...  "
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" ...  And the price is great. ... Just as good as the expensive thermopen, but a third of the price.  ...  "
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" ...  I had seen prices over $100.  ...  "
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" ...  You get your moneys worth with this product.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for the price  ...  "
Controls
 24
buttons, touch, sensitive, power button, temp
+21%
-79%
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" ...  Also the Celsius/Fahrenheit button is in a bad place and always changes  ...  "
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" ...  Just put a spring on the button!  ...  "
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" ...  None of the “buttons” really work.  ...  "
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" ...  However, it's annoying to use because it's hard not to accidentally touch the C/F button when using, so it keeps toggling to C by mistake.  ...  "
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" ...  But in November the button to change units stopped working, as did the on/off button.  ...  "
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" ...  My only complaint is the on/off button is VERY touchy.  ...  "
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" ...  The on/off control was strange from the start, but I thought it was a matter of getting used to it.  ...  "
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" ...  HHH on display means failure of product per FAQ (key here is the “F” for frequent).  ...  "
Display Clarity
 24
large, easy to read, fast, reading, read
+79%
-21%
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" ...  It reads quickly and the display is easy to see.  ...  "
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" ...  Digital display easy to read.  ...  "
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" ...  On the plus side, construction looks good, I like the magnets on the back and the display is large and easy to read.  ...  "
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" ...  Even with its small form, it has a large enough display that is readable for me without reading glasses (I'm in my 60's so almost everything needs reading glasses these days).  ...  "
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" ...  This one works fast fas bright red led readout and folds neatly away.  ...  "
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" ...  Maybe a difference between the refresh rate of the display and my phone's camera 🤷‍♂️.  ...  "
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" ...  Great display size if you have trouble reading tiny thermometers.  ...  "
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" ...  I have the old and the new model and this one is much easier to read with the bright lcd read out.  ...  "
Baking
 20
grilling, baking, thermometer, cook, temperature
+100%
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" ...  If I needed one for a second house, or a gift for a cook, I would not hesitate to buy another.  ...  "
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" ...  It has proved to be just what we needed to help perfect our cooking.  ...  "
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" ...  After watching something similar being used in the GReat British Bake Off, I had to find one for myself. ... If you bake or roast or use your oven to cook with at all, you need this gem of a thermometer.  ...  "
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" ...  I highly recommend the TP18 and I will never cook another Turkey without it again.  ...  "
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" ...  I primarily use this product for grilling. ... The very reasonable price makes this cooking thermometer a great choice.  ...  "
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" ...  The probe responds quickly to temperature changes and it appears to be accurate enough for cooking.  ...  "
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" ...  It costs over $100 and I am completely happy with the cost considering how much it helps with cooking things perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  I bake chicken often and always cut into it to check but now I just poke it.  ...  "
Battery Life
 20
battery, battery life, durability, last, low
+60%
-40%
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" ...  I can’t speak to its durability or battery life because I haven’t had it long enough to say, although its build quality looks to be excellent, leading me to believe it should provide years of service.  ...  "
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" ...  Just like their ad-appears durable don't lnow about battery as only used twice  ...  "
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" ...  The box included a battery for it as-well.  ...  "
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" ...  Turns off enough to save the battery.  ...  "
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" ...  Only used a few times so cannot tell about the battery life, but we recommend this product.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life and durability rated 3 stars as I haven't had it long enough to make a determination.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery is easy to install. ... I don't know how long the battery will last yet, but I do love the product.  ...  "
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" ...  Unsure of battery life or durability.  ...  "
Overall performance
 19
thermometer, works, super, speed, read
+95%
-5%
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" ...  This thermos is very fast read.  ...  "
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" ...  Considering performance and service I give it 5 stars.  ...  "
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" ...  Very high quality- fast acquisition- rugged.  ...  "
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" ...  If you are not familiar with thermistor thermometers and want to know why you should have one the answer is speed.  ...  "
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" ...  Works fast on anything.  ...  "
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" ...  works great used it on smoked wins for Superbowl fast and easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Aside from that, I still recommend this thermometer to get the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  Because of it's speed it makes it very easy to check several places on the bird just to make sure that it is done to perfection.  ...  "
Programs
 19
oven, grilling, use, stove, roast
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Great asset to my outdoor grilling.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it all the time to probe meats on the grill, usually 3 times a week.  ...  "
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" ...  Certainly easy to use, though I’m still waiting for a nice roast or steaks on the grill to see results.  ...  "
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" ...  With my old one, I'd have wait over a minute with the oven door open to check the internal temp of a roast.  ...  "
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" ...  Best feature are the magnets that keep it close at hand by stove and grill.  ...  "
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" ...  I primarily use this product for grilling.  ...  "
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" ...  Has improved my grilling.  ...  "
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" ...  If you bake or roast or use your oven to cook with at all, you need this gem of a thermometer.  ...  "
Cleaning
 17
easy to use, easy, cleaning, well, use
+94%
-6%
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" ...  The thermometer is easy to clean-up, has a nice magnet for storage, and works well.  ...  "
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" ...  It's also very easy to read and clean when the cooking is done.  ...  "
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" ...  It's super easy to use and to clean.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the ease of use and cleaning.  ...  "
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" ...  Cleans *really* easy because it opens completely straight, unlike many others that open at a 45 degree angle. ... Handles drops without damage, cleans up easily.  ...  "
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" ...  Thus far it has proven to be durable, accurate, (when compared w/other devices), & easy to use as well as clean.  ...  "
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" ...  Probes are well constructed and clean easy.  ...  "
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" ...  I purchased 4 others during summer for myself and gifts and they are very accurate and easy to use and clean.  ...  "
Size
 16
nice, handy, compact, magnets, like
+100%
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" ...  It gives you a readout, almost instantly, and is compact for storage.  ...  "
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" ...  Great for bbq  ...  "
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" ...  It’s a little larger than I expected, though I have no complaint about that.  ...  "
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" ...  It fits the bill  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use, but bulky.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good but kind of bulky.  ...  "
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" ...  This also has magnets on the back which is handy.  ...  "
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" ...  It's nice and compact.  ...  "
Comfort
 16
hand, thermometer, hands, read, left
+44%
-56%
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" ...  Product also feels cheap in the hand.  ...  "
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" ...  It feels cheap, hollow, could have better locking mechanism.  ...  "
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" ...  It just slides off.  ...  "
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" ...  The next two basically fell apart over the next three months. ... And falling apart?  ...  "
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" ...  Is it just the point, or midway up to the shoulder?  ...  "
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" ...  Also not good for left hand users, which I am, because the numbers read upside down.  ...  "
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" ...  It also feels very cheap when holding it and opening it.  ...  "
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" ...  Little awkward to turn on/off.  ...  "
As Gift
 15
bought, purchased, gifts, christmas, husband
+93%
-7%
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" ...  I like that it is a worthy gift.  ...  "
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" ...  Just received this thermometer which I purchased as a gift.  ...  "
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" ...  i have bought several now for gifts.  ...  "
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" ...  product was a gift  ...  "
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" ...  This was a Christmas gift 2018.  ...  "
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" ...  Purchased this as a Christmas gift for my boyfriend.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought as a gift, don't know how well it works  ...  "
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" ...  It was a gift.  ...  "
Returns
 15
replace, sent, returned, got, brand
+40%
-60%
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" ...  Broke can’t use and know way to return  ...  "
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" ...  Sending this junk back to Amazon (thankful for their return policy!)  ...  "
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" ...  Need to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  Accordingly, I returned this product.  ...  "
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" ...  I will be returning this item.  ...  "
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" ...  I want a refund on this and the garbage TP20 that I've now had to replace the probes just to have it not work accurately .  ...  "
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" ...  I am still in process of returning  ...  "
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" ...  Called the number on the box and they sent another one out.  ...  "
Marketplace
 13
advertised, described, also, received, probe
+85%
-15%
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" ...  Item as described!  ...  "
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" ...  Fast shipping from Amazon  ...  "
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" ...  The item was exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  It is just as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Product works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall the unit works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as shown on site.  ...  "
Product As Described
 9
advertised, described, received
+100%
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" ...  The item was exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as shown on site.  ...  "
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" ...  Item as described!  ...  "
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" ...  Received as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Product works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  It is just as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall the unit works as advertised.  ...  "
Design
 9
sleek, like, feel, design, super
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Looks to be an excellent product.  ...  "
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" ...  Just opened it and it looks amazing!  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for the hub, he liked the look and feel of it.  ...  "
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" ...  I like how Sleek it looks.  ...  "
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" ...  It's super fast, super sleek, and it has a magnet!!  ...  "
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" ...  It's sleek with a great feel.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice feature is the "fold up into self" design.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks cool and its fun to push the button like a switchblade.  ...  "
Delivery
 7
received, item, described, looked, like
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Received and used only once.  ...  "
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" ...  I just received this product and it looks like it will be perfect for my needs.  ...  "
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" ...  Item arrived on time, packaging OK and item is as described - works fine  ...  "
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" ...  Thermometer shipped on time. ... Received as described.  ...  "
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" ...  The probe looked great coming out of the box.  ...  "
Heating
 6
temperature, thermometer, settle, read, degrees
+100%
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" ...  No more worrying about the temperature of food or waiting while for the thermometer to settle on a number.  ...  "
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" ...  Accuracy is a Must when determining if foods have been heated enough to be safe to eat.  ...  "
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" ...  When I hit the desired temperature the food has been perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  it is so quick and accurate, no more over cooked food now  ...  "
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" ...  I definitely reccomend this food thermometer.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent For smoking food  ...  "
Features
 6
nice, design, use, temp, size
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Magnetized feature allows me to stick it onto the fridge.  ...  "
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" ...  Providing functions needed from the it  ...  "
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" ...  easy to use features and nice design.  ...  "
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" ...  The temp lock feature is especially handy to use when using a smoker.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice feature is the "fold up into self" design.  ...  "
Setup
 5
easy, use, tp, install, battery
+100%
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" ...  Instructions were clear & simple.  ...  "
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" ...  The battery is easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Registration was very simple also.  ...  "
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" ...  Good directions helpful.  ...  "
Capacity
 4
kitchen
+100%
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" ...  I am going to buy 3 more for my family .  ...  "
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" ...  We used this on Christmas day it was a big hit with the family.  ...  "
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" ...  The switchblade feature is nice for terrorizing wannabe chefs-in-law that invade your kitchen or patio while you are working.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it to measure the temperature in different rooms and floors of my house to determine how effective my HVAC system is.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 4
box, first one
-100%
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" ...  I can see MAYBE having an isolated problem with a product like the first one where the electronics was faulty.  ...  "
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" ...  Ours has many scratches on it out of the sealed box.  ...  "
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" ...  I thought I was purchasing a new unused product, but I was sent a unit that was clearly used.  ...  "
Ease of Cleaning
 4
easy to use, well, use, easy, cleaning
+100%
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" ...  I love the ease of use and cleaning.  ...  "
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" ...  Probes are well constructed and clean easy.  ...  "
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" ...  It's super easy to use and to clean.  ...  "
For Travel
 3
+100%
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" ...  I bought this for our New Years prime rib that we smoked during a camping trip.  ...  "
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" ...  We bought this to take out of town this year for a family reunion at a vacation rental.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for traveling .  ...  "
Door
 3
mine, oven, stick, magnets, grill
+67%
-33%
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" ...  With the fast read, oven door is open and closed in less than 10 seconds.  ...  "
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" ...  That is important when you have removed the grill cover or opened the oven door.  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 3
even, controls
-100%
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" ...  “touch” controls are not practical at all for use.  ...  "
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" ...  I can’t even touch it without it turning on.  ...  "
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" ...  It says it has a lock feature to keep it on one or the other but that also turns off with even the slightest touch.  ...  "
Freezer
 3
water, tp18, bath
+67%
-33%
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" ...  The ice water measured 33 to 34 depending on the sample location.  ...  "

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