New build help

Discussion in 'Smoker Builds' started by rodgea, Nov 20, 2014.

  1. rodgea

    rodgea Newbie

    I've been cooking a few things on my new offset smoker build but im having problems with the ashes blowing into the cook chamber im trying to figure out the best way to stop it here are some pics.

     
  2. A few more pictures would help  The whole smoker, FB end etc.

    Gary
     
  3. pockets

    pockets Fire Starter

    Cant really see were your heat flow is but u could try covering your heat transfer opening with like a guttermesh to try and cut down on it. On outs we set our firebox low which helps eliminate the issue.
     
  4. rodgea

    rodgea Newbie

    Thanks for the help guys here are some more pics of the whole smoker inside of firebox and cook chamber without the grate in.



     
  5. maybe a minion basket would help during cooking
     
  6. jckdanls 07

    jckdanls 07 Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member

    IDN.. for me the hole looks a little small and in turn creating a wind tunnel...
     

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