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Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by oceansol, Jun 1, 2016.

  1. oceansol

    oceansol Newbie

    Long time griller, first time smoker......

    I live in sunny southern California, and my wife got me a Masterbuilt charcoal smoker for our 25th.

    I posted in the charcoal forums, but after two attempts, and then reading here (and elsewhere) about TBS, I realized I'm way over smoking with white billowing smoke (WBS).  

    How do I best acheive TBS with Traeger pellets?  How much charcoal, how many pellets, do I put the pellets in the tray above the charcoal or directly on the charcoal or both?

    Thank!
     
  2. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Are you using the Minion method? If not Id give that a whirl and put some wood chunks in with the unburnt coals.
     
  3. Welcome from Utah!
     
  4. smokinal

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

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