Can I put Pellets in my MES 30

Discussion in 'Electric Smokers' started by michael leth, May 7, 2012.

  1. michael leth

    michael leth Newbie

    I was wondering if I can put wood pellets in my MES through the wood chips loader. 

    Do they burn hotter than the wood chips? 

    Will it hurt my heating element?  

    Does anyone do it already

    I was hoping someone knows  Thanks
  2. frosty

    frosty Master of the Pit

    I tried with my MES, and had mixed results. I ended up getting the AMNPS and it works much better. Good luck!!!
  3. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    yes it works as a hot smoke .
  4. I use Smokehouse pellets in my MES 40 and love them. They don't heat up like the Traeger pellets and I get about an hour's smoke from 1/3 cup. 
  5. michael leth

    michael leth Newbie

    Great info like always. 

  6. nepas

    nepas Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Sure ya can.

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