Akorn nomex moD

Discussion in 'Charcoal Smokers' started by tommy012175, Nov 24, 2013.

  1. tommy012175

    tommy012175 Newbie

    I just put the nomex tape on the ash pan of my akorn. Its no longer white now lol.

    Here is my question, it did this even before i added nomex. Why do i have moisture/water build up in ash pan??? It does come out between ash pan and main housing. Now nomex is black.

    Anyone else have this issue???
  2. jckdanls 07

    jckdanls 07 Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    I'm not familiar with the akorn... but let me ask this... do you use a drip pan under your meat ? or do juices and drippings go straight down to the fire and ash pan ? also.. do you use a water pan ? does it leak ? do you cook with top vent closed or near closed ? just trying to gather more info...
    Last edited: Nov 24, 2013
  3. tommy012175

    tommy012175 Newbie

    I use pizza stone. Water pan. Grill grate. Food either on grate or in pan. Top damper barely open. I use pitmaster iq 120.
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    tommy012175 Newbie


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