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Hi all.
iv been reading some threads about not getting enough smoke from some pellet smokers. I am new too pellet smoking. I have a yoder ys640 on the way along with . A 12" amazing smoker tube. My question is why cant you just close the top vent a littlecto get more smoke flavor? You still get the air flow if you close it up a bit dont you or do you have too run the pellet smokers wide open vent.
thanks for any information.
post #2 of 3

There are no vents to close on the YS640. You can adjust the damper left or right to adjust the grill temps but the stack does not have a damper. I have the 6" and 12" tube smokers and they work great. There is a bit of a learning curve to get the thing lit and stay lit after it starts burning but otherwise they add more smoke to the cook. Tomorrow I am going to do 4 racks of baby backs and ABT's and will use the 6" tube, it usually burns about 2 hours and I'll fill it with apple pellets to get a little more smoke flavor.


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Thanks for the information Joe.
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