I'll be joining the ranks of the "pellet poopers"

Discussion in 'Pellet Smokers' started by fwismoker, Jul 2, 2013.

  1. fwismoker

    fwismoker Master of the Pit

    This will be a late summer or early Fall project. 

    It'll look a little different but you get the idea. I can't believe i'll be a "pooper"!  Double racks and cold smoke settings...The main think i think i'll enjoy besides simplicity is the cold smoke setting...colder than 150 degrees.  This should be great for jerkey slow smoking steaks etc..
     
  2. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Cool---Great things to come!!!

    I would hope a lot colder than 150* !!!

    There are a bunch of things that will smoke colder than 150*.

    Bear
     
    Last edited: Jul 3, 2013
  3. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Looks interesting. I'm with Bear, you may want the option to increase the distance between the Generator and the UDS body. This will allow smoking at Ambient so you can do Cheese and stuff below 100*F...JJ
     
  4. fwismoker

    fwismoker Master of the Pit

    Bear the every day pellet smoker using it's pellet pot doesn't cold smoke like that...I'm not talking cold smoking like we are used to talk about cold smoking.[​IMG]   My normal cold smoke generator is for those things...   

    This "cold smoke" is for  what i'm talking about jerkey, steaks, chops etc... at 130-150  and then searing!
     
  5. fwismoker

    fwismoker Master of the Pit

    LOL, guys, i'm no newbie and understand cold smoking...I cold smoke all the time... This is for a different purpose!    

    The every day pellet smoker on a smoke setting won't smoke this low...this pellet smoker will. 
     
  6. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I think you're guilty of doing what I do too often. When you explain something that most people know nothing about, you have to use more words. I make things too short sometimes, because I can't type with more than one finger. I still have no idea what you're talking about.

    Is that what it's called, "The every day pellet smoker"? That seems to be what you're saying.

    Personally I don't call 130*-150* cold smoking. I call that warm smoking, and that's how I do my Bacon.

    Nobody is insinuating that you are a Newbie, but when you call under 150* cold smoking, you are making me feel like a Newbie, and confuse the heck out of me.

    Bear
     
  7. fwismoker

    fwismoker Master of the Pit

    [​IMG]     Ok Bear I'll try one more time ....you definitely need to stick with set it and forget it. [​IMG]

    Some pellet smokers have something called a "smoke setting"  Basically it's a timed cycle where the auger turns on for 15 seconds and shuts off for a predetermined time....so and and so forth. 

    This controller has an adjustable smoke setting which they call a " cold smoke setting" because of 2 reasons...

    1) it's digitally adjustable and can have a longer time delay for the auger to turn on for the 15 seconds.

    2) Most standard smoke settings the temp usually ends up at around the 180 degree mark...this controller i'm talking about can get the temp much lower.

    Why is this good?  It allows you to smoke at much lower temps and get really good smoke....and NO it's not called the "everyday pellet smoker"[​IMG]

    This UDS version is supposed to be more efficient also which is good for $$$ plus I can put a grate very close to the burn pot for searing....This is a very unique cooker
     
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2013
  8. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    So, now that you explained it better, the part that got me confused didn't come from you. It came from the manufacturer calling "below 150*" cold smoking. Other than insinuating that I'm an idiot (stick to "Set it & forget it"), I thank you for a much better explanation.

    Bear
     
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2013
  9. fwismoker

    fwismoker Master of the Pit

    Bear the manufacturer ISN'T insinuating cold smoking is below 150... The call it a cold smoke setting because it smokes at lower temps such as what's good for jerkey, slow smoking steaks etc.... and also because it's lower temps than the competition.    It's a normal pellet smoker other than than...cooks to 450-500

    I wasn't insinuating what you thought...poking fun...YES   

    I also DID NOT call it the "every day pellet smoker"  I said it wasn't like the everyday pellet smoker.  
     
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2013
  10. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Exactly my point. They shouldn't call it "Cold Smoke setting". That's not your fault though. Not my fault either.

    Does it have a name---You never mentioned it, and some, including me, may like to search it.

    Thanks,

    Bear
     
  11. geerock

    geerock Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    You two ever consider getting married?
     
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  12. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    No way!!!

    My wife doesn't smart-mouth me like She does

    Bear
     
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2013
  13. drakin

    drakin Fire Starter

    Looks like allot like a Treager pellet auger/bin setup....
     

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