New Smoker.

Discussion in 'Beef' started by stillcajun, May 27, 2007.

  1. stillcajun

    stillcajun Smoke Blower

    Finally had to break down and get a custom smoker from the metal shop down the street(especially since I won't be able to get the Lang I so coveted at this time. [​IMG] )

    Seasoned it real early this morning and now its slowly smoking 2 briskets a 10lb and a 7lb one. Still working on getting the temp set just right so I spend a lot of time "checking on the smoker". lol

    I can say one thing and that's the brisket are cooking very evenly on this one. I look forward to posting pics of the finished products later this evening [​IMG] .
  2. chris_harper

    chris_harper Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    can't wait to see the pics! i did 2 briskets last weekend, and my smoker held the same temp on both sides the entire time.
  3. t-bone tim

    t-bone tim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    doing a brisket in the a.m myself...lookin forward to seeing your results [​IMG]
  4. stillcajun

    stillcajun Smoke Blower

    Well finally finished the brisket around 8am this morning just in time for the huge thunderstorms that opened up on me.

    I had to fight temp pretty much all night but I finally got it down to hold a steady temp. The family really seemed to enjoy the fruit of my labor from the all night smoke.

    Here are some pics of the finished product.

    This was the 10lber
    Attachment 2822

    This was the 7lb brisket. Someone got to it before the picture.
    Attachment 2823

    Another pic of the brisket.

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    All sliced up and ready for eating.

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    Brisket tasted great. Only downside is that the rain prohibited me from putting another brisket, some corn and the 3 slabs of bb on the smoker.

    btw..Has anyone else noticed how peacefully things seem to be between 2 and 4am during an all-night smoke?
  5. coz

    coz Meat Mopper OTBS Member

    Very nice,how bout pics of the cooker?
  6. Good lookin' "Q", cajun..............[​IMG]
  7. Food looks good. But I agree, I want to see pix of the hardware.
  8. chris_harper

    chris_harper Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    nice smoke ring. looks good. now i am about to heat up some of that pulled pork i did yesterday.
  9. hillbillysmoker

    hillbillysmoker Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I have now engaged my drool control. Great job. I know you will be well rewarded as you consume your efforts.
  10. stillcajun

    stillcajun Smoke Blower

    I'll try to post the pics of the smoker within the next day or so. Rain is currently keeping me from getting the pics of the new smoker.
  11. bbq bubba

    bbq bubba Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Yes, theres nothing like the peacefulness of an all niter, brisket looks awesome, nice ring and moist[​IMG] Now tell me what kind of father your gonna be by doing a full smoke and not even taking pics of the baby first[​IMG] I'll be lookin for those pics!
  12. billyq

    billyq Smoking Fanatic

    That's one heck of a smoke ring. Look very good.
  13. billyq

    billyq Smoking Fanatic

  14. stillcajun

    stillcajun Smoke Blower

    I, the neglectful father that I am, have finally been able to get the pics for the new kid.

    Here she is and she is going to be working with Daddy this weekend :)
  15. teacup13

    teacup13 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    she's a beauty... got a name for her yet?
  16. stillcajun

    stillcajun Smoke Blower

    Not yet..still thinking of one that'll do her justice.
  17. bbq bubba

    bbq bubba Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Nice lookin pit cajun [​IMG] how's she work for ya?
  18. chris_harper

    chris_harper Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    nice looking pit. i almost have my new one done.
  19. gypsyseagod

    gypsyseagod Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    that looks like a smokin' machine .good job
  20. stillcajun

    stillcajun Smoke Blower

    Smoker works pretty well. I'm still working out the kinks w/ the temp. I put on a 5lb brisket and about 6 slabs of bb on there Sat. evening. I got the temp to hold between 225 and 235 rather consistently w/ some heat spikes of 5-10 degrees in between but I know I can narrow that a little bit more.

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