I am a complete rookie at this smoking thing, lots of reading not much doing. I have a Weber One touch Silver BBQ-22.5". I attempting my first turkey. I am trying to attain temps around that 300* mark. One chimmey full of coals was lit and banked on one side of the grill. After one hour in I have temps of 300+ at the top of the lid but the air temp at the turkey itself is 255. I have a digital probe stuck in a potato close to the turkey. Is this hot enough?
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Hello Bountyhunter. Sounds like you got that tiger by tha tail. HANG ON! Your doin fine. Most of these things aren't rocket science but can be a little intimidating. Nice to have knowledgeable folks like Dave around to hold your hand a little till you find your feet. Have fun my friend and don't forget the Qview. Keeep Smokin!
Sorry for not getting back to you, I was too busy fighting off the kids. Put it in the fridge over night and then sliced it cold and took it to a neighborhood picnic. It got inhaled, I almost didn't get any. I haven't figured out how to do pictures yetbut will look into it poss this weekend as I am planning on doing a chicken and some ribs. Thank you again for all your support. This site is fantastic.