Smokin' Materials

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by horkeyrider, Mar 24, 2016.

  1. Here's my dilemma, I have a lot of wood to use for smoking on my property, (hickory, oak, maple, apple, peach, redbud, persimmon and wild cherry) I can make sawdust or chunks but not chips. I'm using a Camp Chef 18" smoker and when I use chips (store bought) they don't last very long, Do you think chunks would work in the chip pan on a low heat? Also was wondering about a 6x6 Amazin-smoker, can I use my saw dust in them? Do they need fire under them or is it supposed to burn on it's own? What do you do to get long lasting smoke?
     
  2. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Chunks should work fine and last awhile. Dust in the Maze, burns on it's own once lit well...JJ
     
  3. smokinal

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

    I use chunks in my Camp chef, they work fine.

    Al
     
  4. Thanks Guy's, I'll give the chunks a try. I hated to experiment with meat in the box when I can tap into all the knowledge here on SMF.
     

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