2nd brisket 1st on new smoker

Discussion in 'Beef' started by yount, Mar 25, 2010.

  1. yount

    yount Meat Mopper

    Well wife bought me a bbq pro charcoal drum style smoker for my b-day did a few small smokes but figured today id give another brisket a shot on the charcoal had a tough time getting the temps over 200 for a while after i added meat checking with 2 different thermometers then all of a sudden bam 256 was it due to the meat mass being cold? i want to keep at 225 -230 so it will take a little playing here and there.i didnt take any before pics as i was in a rush since this was supposed to be smoked tuesday but mil fell and broke her neck so was in the hospital for 3 days.I will post pics soon as i go to spritz
  2. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Holy s**t!
    I mean good luck on the brisket but damn man! That's horrible!
  3. yount

    yount Meat Mopper

    dude i was the first one there and watched her forehead droop down and seen her skull almost passed out it was brutal
  4. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Man I'm really sorry for your MIL and I hope things all work out. But I wouldn't worry with the brisket you have other bussiness thats alittle more important to deal with.
  5. northern greenhorn

    northern greenhorn Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    I'm so sorry about your mil, hopefully everything turns out all right. I'll say a prayer for you and your family
  6. yount

    yount Meat Mopper

    thanks guys im guessing this brisket wasnt ment to smoke finaly get the temps stable and it starts freaking pouring agghhhhh

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