First time smoke.

Discussion in 'Sausage' started by badbob, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. badbob

    badbob Smoke Blower

    Hey Guys, this is the first time I am using my MES40. It is also the first time to smoke sausage. I will be using the racks because I haven't gotten rods to hang the links from. Any reason not to do it this way. Also do I need to put water in the pan? I will be using a AMPS fo smoke. Thanks a lot.
     
  2. boykjo

    boykjo Sausage maker Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    I dont have a mes but you can smokem lying on the racks...... not a problem....

    Good luck and dont forget the Qveiw

    Joe
     
  3. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    What Joe said & leave the water pan dry.
     
  4. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member


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  5. wicked1

    wicked1 Fire Starter

    When you do get rods for hanging, you can get 1/2 squaire dowl from the big box hardware joints for pretty cheap.  They can just sit right on the rack holder and won't roll.   Or they will fit between the two wire rack holdrs for a pretty sug fit if you are worried about them moving.   Works well.  If you get a bow in them just turn them 180deg to straigten them out next time.
     
    Last edited: Feb 26, 2012

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