Newbie From California

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by reuben432, Feb 12, 2014.

  1. reuben432

    reuben432 Newbie

    Greetings fellow smokers!

    Started out with an old brinkman electric smoker, the metal dome type, Model # 810-7090-S but found that in the cold weather it just didnt hold the heat very well so it gave me the idea of adding brquettes to the bottom pan where i put my smoke bombs.  OMG, a 6 hour smoke for a 12 pound turkey was epic beyond belief.  I used the heating element to head up the briquettes and shut it off as it reached the desired temp.  Added to the briquettes i made three smoke bombs filled with water to allow for mre smoke.  The results were amazing. One thing i didnt like about that model was it seemd to not make a good seal with the dome lid shit, so to help I wrapped aluminum foil around the edges to create a better seal.  Eventually the electric part died and relying on just charcol was a bit much, so I am about ready to order the Masterbuilt 30inch dual propane/charcol smoker from home depot for 179.99.  From the reviews I read this should produce a similar amount of smoke as my previous one and be able to utilize chacoal and propane to get the briquettes.  I just hope there is enough room to also make some smoke bombs too as I have had better results vs just laying the woodchips out.  I welcome any and all suggestions.
     
  2. [​IMG]Hello and welcome from East Texas. This is a great site, lots of information and great people that are willing to throw in their two cents worth on about anything.   

     

    Gary

     

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