Quick GOSM cleaning tip-

Discussion in 'Propane Smokers' started by stfron, May 27, 2008.

  1. stfron

    stfron Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    So, if you're like me, you ignored the advice to wrap your GOSM water pan in foil. And if you have, yours is probably like mine, gross and covered in pork shoulder "left-behinds".

    So here's what I thought, my Self Cleaning oven does a pretty good job of cleaning itself, why not throw in the GOSM racks and water pan as well?

    I did last night, and it worked GREAT! No more smokey-greasy film on the pan, no more concrete hard crunchies on the pan- it's good as new!

    Now..where's my beer!
  2. sumosmoke

    sumosmoke Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Not a bad suggestion, might have even been able to save some on the energy bill and just scrubbed that stuff outta there [​IMG]. Another suggestion is to place them on a grill (if you have one) and turn that sucker up to 400 or so and have the smoker stuff self-clean on the grill grates.
  3. jfoust

    jfoust Smoke Blower

    I have used the self-cleaning oven to clean my grill racks and it did a fantastic job. Looked good as new when they came out! Whenever I get enough time on the GOSM, I'll probably clean them this way too. Yeah, I could put some elbow grease into it, or I could pop them in the oven, have a few beers, and come back in a few hours to clean racks!
  4. flyin'illini

    flyin'illini Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Sumo, This is what I do for the grates and foil the pan as mentioned.
  5. stfron

    stfron Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    It really makes it nice and clean- And if you time it at the same time your cleaning your oven, you save energy as well.
  6. flyin'illini

    flyin'illini Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Ron, I forgot to add that I plan to try what you suggest as well. I am kind of weak on the scrub effort factor ya need with the grill method. (I only have ECB, too - not too much different from GOSM for this I assume)

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