I did some more reading here and found out my Weber grill
could be used as a smoker, never tried that before so 1st
We had to go to the store so I got some quarters and
Got a bag of Frontier Lump Charcoal just to try. I had some
apple saw dust from my past attempts with my other
smoker the Cabela's version of a Brinkman.
Got home groceries put away time to try this smokin' stuff.
Put saw dust in foil dumped some water on it, dust about 20
yrs old needed a little moisture.
Don't have a chimney for starter coals found an empty
juice can whack some holes in it with a hand ax. Put in
some coals that were left over from last cookout and that
was about a month and a half ago.
Starter coals burning. Check
Pan on fire grate, water in pan. Check.
Start placing charcoal around pan, put dust package on fire
grate charcoal on top and plenty at the end. Check
Starter coals are hot wait no handle on can, go get a
C-clamp works great just don't leave it on the can while
starter coals are getting hot. Ouch
Put lid on grill thermometer in top vent hole, hey what do
you know temp starts to rise cool might have done
Temps up, temps down, it it kind of windy but hey it is the
1st smoke I'll try anything.
Finally temp hits 230 to 240 time to put on the bird.
4 pieces of chicken temps rise after replacing lid and than
the temps start dropping, temp back up than drop again so
for 45 min. same thing continues up, down.
Pull chicken off grill put in oven to cook.
Lesson learned today, Take Your Time, Don't' Be in a Hurry.