Char grilled Akorn

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by tree27, May 3, 2014.

  1. tree27

    tree27 Newbie

    Yesterday I used my akorn for the first time and totally screwed up my ribs. I checked the temperature gauge that came with the cooker in the oven like the instructions said and it was over by 50 degrees. So I set my temperature on the cooker around 275 which should have been around 225. I was doing the 3 2 1 method of smoking so after 3 hours I go out to check the ribs and wrap them in tin foil and they were burnt on the outsiders and overcooked. I was using a pizza pan as a heat deflector. I don't know if the pizza pan had anything to do with it or not. I plan on getting a smoking stone and a wireless thermometer for it. Can anyone give me some advice on a good thermometer?
     
  2. garyhibbert

    garyhibbert Smoking Guru OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Hey

    Welcome to the Smoking  forum.   You’ll find great , friendly people here, all more than willing to answer any question you may have.  Just ask and you’ll get about 10 different answers—all right.  LOL.   Don’t forget to post qviews.

    Gary
     

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