1st turkey and a different smoker

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by gator, May 24, 2009.

  1. Ok, I've been wanting to try this for a while... and I picked up a used brinkmen a while back but havn't used it yet. So I decided to try both today. the temp gague on it has no numbers but says, warm-ideal-hot. I have it just into the on the low end of ideal. Great thin smoke coming out. Everything looks like it should turn out great.
  2. bigtrain74

    bigtrain74 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Sounds great, good luck to you but we need some Q-View!!!
  3. desertlites

    desertlites Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    good luck with your smoke-u can't go by that temp guage,they never work.you need to get yourself a couple probes-1 for smoker temp and 1 for the meat,hang out in here and you will learn ALOT-welcome to SMF.
  4. Be careful with the themo on the unit. They are usually not very reliable! You will want to make sure that you get the turkey to the right temp.
  5. I added 2 digital gages. 1 in the bird at 138 now after 4 1/2 hours and the other at 199. Great smoke now. I added some ABT's too.
  6. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Glad you got it sorted out Gator, now all we need are pics.

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