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  1. bigbodytexas

    First time spare rib fail.

    Wow, those were great words of advice. I'm motivated to hit the pit now and just learn how my smoker works. I'm going to just burn wood and coals to get the feel of it and when i am ready i will throw some meat on. I'll make sure to take pictures this time and post them as soon as i get up and...
  2. bigbodytexas

    First time spare rib fail.

    Temple's just up the road from us. Nice to see some neighbors helping a fellow Texan out! I have a thermometer on my cooking chamber, but i was noticing it was ticking up or down 25 degrees at a time, it would rarely fall in-between. I think i might change it just to be on the safe side. As for...
  3. bigbodytexas

    First time spare rib fail.

    Thanks for all your help guys. I am going to take all of your considerations and put them to good use when i hit the smoker again this weekend. Thanks again!!
  4. bigbodytexas

    First time spare rib fail.

    The mesquite was dry, not sure if it was well seasoned ( i bought it from the grocery store). Would you suggest only using a couple of pieces of splits/chunks on top of some charcoal and keep using coals as fuel? I did notice that some of my wood was not being fully ignited after checking on...
  5. bigbodytexas

    First time spare rib fail.

    I got the heat started on a small bag of charcoal, then i switched to all wood chunks. I would notice that the temp was at 200, then i would add (i did open the top of the firebox instead of the side latch) Should i have been pre-heating my wood before adding them to the firebox? (I know this...
  6. bigbodytexas

    First time spare rib fail.

    When added new wood, i would get a thick white smoke at the beginning then it would settle to a thin blue smoke. I don't have any mods to the smoker.
  7. bigbodytexas

    First time spare rib fail.

    So I did my first st louis spare rib on the smoker (this was actually my first time smoking) and it didn't come out good. Before i did them i browsed some forums on here to find the best methods. First of all it was not cooked all the way. I had a hard time maintaining the heat at 225. I would...
  8. bigbodytexas

    New to the site, excited about smoking!!

    Thanks everyone. I look forward to learning a lot from this site.
  9. bigbodytexas

    New to the site, excited about smoking!!

    Hello everyone, My name is Roy and I am from Austin Texas. This is my first time posting to this site. I am new to smoking and I just picked up a old new braunfels smoker that needs some tlc. I am ready to learn how to start smoking and I am so excited to get started. I look forward to meeting...
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