which grate to use?

Discussion in 'Charcoal Smokers' started by smok_n_okie, Aug 6, 2007.

  1. smok_n_okie

    smok_n_okie Fire Starter

    ok i have a brinksman chepo.. i have done three other briskits .. all good .. but i dont seem to get good temp controll... my main question though is should i place briskit on middle rack over the water pan or on top.. ? or will it evan make a differance? going to start smoking in morning..
    thanks ....
    curtis
     
  2. bbq bubba

    bbq bubba Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Doesn't matter okie, top grate is a bit warmer but also easier to access[​IMG]
     
  3. blackhawk19

    blackhawk19 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Unless I have a lot in mine I only use the top rack. I have the gourmet Brinkman and I put 2 vents in the top of it for better temp control. This is a pic of my first one and I added another on the other side. I also installed a thermometer in the top so I know the upper temp
     
  4. ultramag

    ultramag SMF Events Planning Committee

    I always use the top rack as well for ease of use if only using one rack.
     
  5. smok_n_okie

    smok_n_okie Fire Starter

    thanks for all the replys .. i went with the top rack again.. it's turned out great .... pix will come up later..
     

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