Pit Probe for Flame Boss Smoker Controllers with Coated Cable. Industrial duty platinum resistance thermometer probe includes 6 ft. shielded and PTFE coated cable. These are the probes that shipped with Flame Boss 100 & 200. The coated cables are preferred by many people because they are easy to wipe clean and don't get tangled so easily when stored. Because of the coating they will not last long above 400˚F.