Master Forge Double Door never get above 232

Discussion in 'Propane Smokers' started by stlbassman, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. stlbassman

    stlbassman Fire Starter

    What sold me on this smoker, was it had 4 cooking racks, but what I soon found out was the wood box was too close to the burner and I would have constant flare ups with chips, chunks, soaked 30 mins to 3 days, it didn't matter, she flared up when she got hot. So I lost a cooking rack and shifted everything up a rack, so my wood box wouldn't be so close to the burner, problem solved, and she gave me nice thin blue smoke, that's my girl. So I programmed my wireless to beep if she goes above 275, it wasn't often the wireless would beep... but within the last 6 months, I've noticed my temp isn't touching 240 which is ok, I like it low and slow but at the same time she's not getting up there either, my last major smoke, she only got up to 232... Is it time for a new smoker?
     
  2. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    bassman, evening....    check the venturi for spiders and such...  

    Dave
     

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