Discussion in 'Charcoal Smokers' started by xxnopropanexx, Feb 21, 2012.

  1. xxnopropanexx

    xxnopropanexx Newbie

    OK, so last Christmas my brother had me over and he was smoking a prime rib and a turkey both turned out amazing he smokes on a Weber 18.5 "Smokey Mountain". i could not afford the weber so i went out and bought a Brinkmann "smoke 'n grill". Does anyone have any tips for me. i find that its really hard to control heat on this smoker because it has no vents and i had to make a custom slide to add charcoal slide to add charcoal instead of pulling out bother grates. i also had to make a custom water filler for the water bowl. PLEASE ANY ADVICE CAN HELP IM IN NEED OF IT!!![​IMG]
  2. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome to the SMF Family...I'll let the guys with that smoker talk mods...If you have any Questions about Food or Cooking...That's when I can assist...JJ
  3. berninga87

    berninga87 Smoking Fanatic

    [​IMG]  I would recommend using the search bar and search for "ECB" or "smoke'n grill",  either one should get you right where you need to be. There are some highly recommended modifications to make this smoker easier to use. Also, If you ever can spare the $, the weber smokey mountain(known as the WSM here) is well worth the investment. It will produce great food and last a very long time like most other weber cooking appliances. Dont get frustrated(there is a learning curve..which I think I'm about in the middle of), it only gets better.
  4. xxnopropanexx

    xxnopropanexx Newbie

    thank you i will definatly check it out
  5. berninga87

    berninga87 Smoking Fanatic

    no problem good luck! make sure to post your smokes here with Qview!
  6. smokinal

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

    Welcome to SMF!

    Would you do us a favor & update your profile info to include your location, then head over to roll call & introduce yourself so we can all welcome you. Thanks!
  7. Hello and welcome to SMF! 
  8. jrod62

    jrod62 Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member


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