Toasted hot plate...

Discussion in 'Electric Smokers' started by pricey106, Apr 9, 2015.

  1. Since i am a cheapskate trying to smoke stuff on a budget, i tried relocating the control knob/thermostat from my hot plate that i have been using for 3 years by lengthening the wires and putting the thermostat halfway up in my smoker. It worked pretty good, but was not up to 180 in an hour. I tried wiring direct. It lasted about 10 minutes, then died... Anyone else ever fry a hotplate?
     

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