14.5 WSM

Discussion in 'WSM Owners (Weber Smokey Mountain)' started by charcoal junkie, Dec 22, 2013.

  1. charcoal junkie

    charcoal junkie Smoking Fanatic

    What do u guys think about the new 14.5 WSM they came out with? Anyone have one yet if so how do u like it?
  2. reasoning

    reasoning Smoke Blower

    I know bamabbq has one maybe pm him and ask, might be a good source as he also has a homemade mini also
  3. bandcollector

    bandcollector Master of the Pit OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Knowing Weber's reputation I am sure that the 14.5 WSM will fill the needs of those who need a "smaller" smoker...I on the other hand love my 18.5.
  4. I bought one Saturday to go with the 18.5 size i have.  honestly haven't used it yet... but when I was at Ace hardware and could see the size difference i bought it on the spot.  this is a PERFECT size for when you just want to smoke for one meal or so.  Or smaller items like wings and legs etc...  Would no doubt fit a couple nice sized chickens in it at the same time.

    as usual the build of the Weber is just superb.  Love the rubber grommet now for temp probes.
  5. roggenwolfe

    roggenwolfe Newbie

    I bought the 14.5 WSM the other week....used on Sunday and apart from being a little small it is really easy to use. I smoked some ribs and chicken and only used a fire basket and a chimney full for 7hrs and the charcoal was still going strong 2hrs after. I have been used to a vertical gas smoker i made but i have to say i enjoy using the WSM [​IMG]
  6. jheroth74

    jheroth74 Newbie

    I have the 14.5 wsm as well and new to smoking, how many wood chunks should I use, I'm looking for just a mild smoke flavor
  7. jheroth74

    jheroth74 Newbie

    As well, should I fire up my loaded chimney and dump it in, and this should be sufficient for the entire smoke?
  8. motocrash

    motocrash Smoking Fanatic

    How many wood chunks/chips -you're gonna have to figure out your personal preference.

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