TBS or TWS?

Discussion in 'Fridge/Freezer Builds' started by stump jumper, Oct 14, 2016.

  1. I lit a tube full of hickory in the fridge last night just to play around with the fresh air intakes and this is what I got.


    This is after about a half an hour, both intakes were completely closed, is this too heavy?

    Thanks!

             Mike
     
  2. smokinal

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

    Did you try it with both intakes open?

    It does look a little thick.

    Al
     
  3. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Mike morning....    I'm with Al....   If you still have those 2...  1" inlets, I'd run them open all the time...  The smoldering wood needs some oxygen to consume the creosote...   that will be better flavor smoke...      You don't have to see the smoke to get smoke flavor...   Also, with them open, any moisture will be swept out the exhaust...  that's a good thing..

    Dave
     
  4. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    X3...That is ok but could be thinner. You want a good flow and smoke exchange happening. Need air for that...JJ
     
  5. Al, Dave, JJ

    Thanks for the input!

    I was thinking bass ackwards in that to get better/less smoke the air needed to be throttled down. I will try it with both intakes open tonight.

    Thanks so much!!

    Mike
     

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