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post #1 of 17
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Hello all,

I have been cruising this sight for about a month and decided to say thank you for so much information. I am fairly new to smoking, I recently purchased a propane brinkman smoke N grill off of craigslist for 40 bux and have had nothing but succes. I tried to post some Q-veiw but can't seem to figure it out any help would be awesome. Does anybody know if I added a water pan, it would help keep the temp down a little bit. (the smoker likes to run at 250 or so) or any other mods that will help the overall performance. Thanks for any and all info. This site rules
post #2 of 17

Welcome, Glad to have you with us. This is the place to learn, lots of good info and helpful friendly Members.

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Everyone here enjoys seeing the Qview so be sure to post plenty of pics... Large ones that us old people with bad eyes can see.

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post #3 of 17
Welcome to the SMF. The water pan adds moisture to the air in the smoker and helps to even out any hot or cold spots. I don't think the addition of a water pan will actually keep temps down.

I'm not familiar with the smoke n grill but I'm sure someone who does will be along with some tips.

Your smoker likes 250 so you have to teach it to like 230f icon_smile.gif
post #4 of 17
Glad you joined.Folks who own your unit will be along shortly-or start a thread.....Welcome
post #5 of 17
First off welcome Smoke to SMF. You'll like it here cause there are abunch of good folks here that would just love to help you out with just about anythignto do with smoking. We really like to have newbies here because they can bring in a new propective to how things are done. There's nothing like a new set of eyes to give and new way to make things that little differant to make things alittle better. So I hope you know about the Qview here. We like to see your smoker and what your smoking on. So grab your camera and show us how you do it.
Welcome To The Addiction
post #6 of 17
Welcome to the SMF, glad to have you with uis. A water pan will usually stabilize temps, but not really bring them down.
post #7 of 17

Another Coloradan?

Welcome to SMF smoke it all. Something that I have learned on this site is that you could maybe do a modification where you could make a make-shift damper on the top of your unit. When I was using a Brinkman all in One, I would just shift the top lid off of the smoker a little bit to help control the heat, but usually that is only when I was using it with propane. Keep reading you will find your answer somewhere in the forums. Good luck and happy smoking.
post #8 of 17
Welcome to the forum
post #9 of 17
Welcome to SMF. Glad you joined us.

Here is a tutorial to help you post pics. If you need more help, feel free to pm me. smile.gif
post #10 of 17
Glad you found this site. Lots of good Info. here! You might want to do a Mod. such as a needle valve to get the temps. down. Just my 2 cents!

post #11 of 17
where about in CO.
post #12 of 17

Welcome ..............................................;}-

Smokitall,to the SMF. Thanks Irishbeater,I had picked up the thread for him , but you posted alreadypoints.gif

By all means post some Q-view and tempt ustongue.gif

and whatever you do,do smoke it all!!!!!
Stan aka old school
post #13 of 17
Thread Starter 
between denver and boulder
post #14 of 17
Welcome to the forum. I hope you're closer to Denver than Boulder. That stuff in Boulder rubs off on a person you know! biggrin.gif
post #15 of 17
Colorado here also!! Welcome :)
post #16 of 17
Welcome aboard the SMF
post #17 of 17
Thread Starter 
There are some strnge folks in boulder
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