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Hello,

 I'm smoking a brisket for the 1st time in my Masterbuilt smoker. The brisket is 8 1/2 lbs. There's a homemade rub on it and I expect to be up at 3 am to throw it on the smoker.

 I plan on using Hickory wood chips. ( unless someone tells me otherwise). The question is  should I soak them or just use them dry?

 How often should I put in new chips??

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Hello and Welcome to our addiction.  A word of warning: There is no 12 step program for this one!  Many good folk here with a load of experience that they are more than willing to share.  If you have specific questions just start a thread and someone with experience will be along soon to offer advice.  All info you can provide us with such as smoker type, location and so on will help us answer any questions you may have, and pictures help a bunch.  Spend some time doing some research on the forums, tons of advice and recipes already available there.  Check out Jeff’s 5 day smoking E-Course ( link below ) that will help you get started.  We look forward to your contributions.  Have fun.  Good luck.  Keep Smokin!

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http://www.smoking-meat.com/smoking-basics-ecourse

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Welcome, to the forum

 

Gary S

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Welcome, glad ya joined us !
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