Pine dust just for testing a smoke generator?

Discussion in 'Slicers, Grinders, Tools, Equipment' started by bulldogg, Jan 3, 2012.

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    I fashioned a cold smoke generator out of a mesh colander after seeing the idea somewhere else on the site. I'd like to test it out but I dont want to waste what little apple dust I have right now, so I thought I could just load it with pine dust from my shop and put it in a cardboard box outside to see if it works properly first. This should be ok right? I cant imagine much creosote or whatnot building up on it, though it is too flimsy to take a wire brush to. What say you all?
  2. pops6927

    pops6927 Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Pine would burn hotter than hardwood and faster so I would be more worried on burning up the mesh itself.  I would try a colander and bend that into a channel-holding utensil myself that would be much sturdier.  However, after trying a few different ones, it'd probably be cheaper just to purchase an AMNS or AMNPS from Todd.
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2012
  3. smokinal

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

    [​IMG]   on the AMNPS!
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    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

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    boykjo SAUSAGE MAKER Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member


  6. frosty

    frosty Master of the Pit

    Love the AMNPS!   [​IMG][​IMG]

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