GOSM smokers

Discussion in 'Propane Smokers' started by chrish, May 2, 2007.

  1. chrish

    chrish Smoking Fanatic

    and that i have 2 and used them for along time, Ill take a crack at helping with any questions you might have.

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  2. kueh

    kueh Meat Mopper

    Nuts... beat me to it.... I was going to pick another one next paycheck, if there any around then. :)
     
  3. chrish

    chrish Smoking Fanatic

    check at wal-mart they have the big block for $128
     
  4. kueh

    kueh Meat Mopper

    Wish I could but they don't offer the Big Block here in Cancuckland. Walmart only has the 3605.

    I think no one offers the Big Block in store in Canada unless you special order.
     
  5. jts70

    jts70 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Chrish,

    Do you fill your smoke box up completely wood when you are starting a smoke and then just add? I have only smoked twice with my GOSM, but with good success just not sure if I am using to many chips . Thanks for any help on this!
     
  6. chrish

    chrish Smoking Fanatic

    Jts70 yes i fill it up tho i use chunks more then chips, I dont let the wood turn to ash in my GOSM Ive read that many times over the years its said to produce a bad taist i dont know how right that is but saving the black charcoaled wood can be used later as charcoal, i just dump out the pot and add more if i dont have another pot filled and ready to go.
    you cant really use to many chips, dont pack the wood in just leave it loose but fill it up, when i use chunks ill put those in and then fill in the gaps with chips of a different wood.
     
  7. jts70

    jts70 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Chrish,

    Thanks! Hard to find chunks here, mostly chips. I do have my eyes open for the chunks Thanks again.
     
  8. bbq bubba

    bbq bubba Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Hey Jeff, is mayville in the thumb area? have u tried lowes or depot, they both have chunks, hickory n mesquite, i think you'll be happier with the smoke from the chunks[​IMG]
     
  9. jts70

    jts70 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Bubba,

    Yeppers just about 25 miles north of Lapeer. I work in Lapeer and have to make a Depot run today anyway(Damn moles, Grubx time). So I'll see if they have any chunks. Thanks!

    Bubba if you are ever up this way there is a small Mennonite store that has bulk spices you would not believe the prices .Bulk beans and flour too. Let me know if you want directions. You can fill up a grogery cart full of spices and not even come close to breaking $50. Might be worth the trip for you or your team mates,

    Jeff
     
  10. bbq bubba

    bbq bubba Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Thanks for the tip Jeff, if u could PM me with that i will definetly look into that as i am getting ready to stock up here shortly[​IMG]
     
  11. chrish

    chrish Smoking Fanatic

    Sounds like a good deal there wish i were up that way[​IMG] id stock up too. You guys do UPS there id send a list of what i need and do you take paypal? :)



    i know there was another person that had a few questions on GOSM smokers, cant think of who it was now[​IMG]
     
  12. jts70

    jts70 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Chrish, another questions for you. This weekends smoke I noticed the paint on my door beginng to bubble up is this something I should worry about. maybe scrape off and repaint or just let it be. We had some really strong winds this weekend and I had to make alot of adjustments with the temps.

    On another note I think the wife and I still have a paypal account if you are serious , UPS pick everyday, l et me know
     
  13. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    Jeff -

    Are these people actually Mennonite's? They still don't use chemicals right?
    [​IMG] So were taking organic spices to boot right?
     
  14. jts70

    jts70 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Debi,

    Yes, they are Mennonite's. Everything is organic, not one chemical!! I just love the place. The veggies and fruits are the freshest I have ever seen, I have in fact seen them turn trucks around because of the poor quality!
     
  15. chrish

    chrish Smoking Fanatic

    jts70--- is it on the outside or inside that its peeling off?
    if its on the inside i dont worry just scrape it off and the next time its used it will be covered up from the smoke.

    if its on the out side, I use the black grill paint from wal-mart and i might use a stove black "its a really dence black paste".
     
  16. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    Wow that sounds great! What do they have? I buy almost everything online in bulk sizes.
     
  17. jts70

    jts70 Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    I would have to say they have just about everyting you could need. I use alot of spices and not just the run of the mill stuff and they have yet to disappoint me!
     

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