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poppa
I enjoy cooking outside. I low country boil, fry, smoke, grill and dutch oven. One of my sons gave me a temp probe with a transmitter and receiver for Christmas. Its really neat, you can monitor the temp of your food and of your cooker without opening it up and losing the heat. I have been thinking about cutting a small notch in the rim of one of my dutch ovens for the probe wires. Has anyone done this or have any advice? It would be nice to be able to monitor the temp of a big roast but at the same time I don't want to ruin my dutch oven.                                       poppa     
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xvz12
I've been using dutch ovens for almost 40 years, so I have a bit of experience with them...the lids aren't an airtight seal, so if the notch was *just* large enough for the wire, I don't see any real issue with it. I wouldn't do it to an antique dutch oven (most of mine are), but modern ones are relatively cheap to replace if catastrophe happens. 
Wynn - xvz12

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poppa
Wynn you are right. My dutch ovens are Lodge and they are less than 6 years old so if I ruined one it would not be the end of the world.                   poppa
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dave
Camp chef dutch ovens have a notch aready
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bwperreault
My Dutch oven came with a notch just large enough for a temp probe. It’s a Camp Chef.
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poppa
Thanks guys for your replies. I think Academy sells Camp Chef I will use their temp probe notch as a guide. Thanks,          poppa
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LakeGeorge
A little notch with a grinder should do the trick. Monitoring temp would be great! Good luck, report back.
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