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  1. Daba's BBQ

    Vertical Smoker -vs- Offset Smoker? - Need advice on buying one

    Good morning all. A few weeks back I got a very cheap, very small, Char-Broil offset from FB Marketplace. It is a piece of junk. I sold it and now I am in the market for another smoker. I always liked the idea of vertical smoking and heard that WSM is a great one, but I am turned off by that...
  2. Daba's BBQ

    Very First Offset Smoker - advice needed

    I just bought my very first offset smoker. Having never used one before, any advice would be appreciated. I saw many videos where folks spray the grates and the entire interior with canola oil and run a "seasoning" fire for a few hours before their first cook. Is this a good idea and do I need...
  3. S

    Neglected MasterBuilt Sportsman Elite... Sins of the worst

    Hello all, Please forgive me for I have sinned. Guilty is the verdict. I’m new here and I need to confess. I’ve used this smoker once on a 12hr brisket years ago. and my life got crazy and I’ve neglected it for years of non-use. is this smoker salvageable? If it is, what should I purchase and...
  4. G

    New here. I Need some knowledge about some equipment .

    I have a very nice smoker that I don't really know that much about. I would like to sell it; however, there is not any maker identification on it. I think it was made for him by another person. I am not even sure what kind it is. If anyone could tell me anything about it, I would really...
  5. A

    24×60" offset build

    Hey this is my first ever post not really sure what's I'm doing . I am building a 24" by 60" offset looking for advice on door size and placement. Planning on two doors as it is 1/2" steel so very hwavt
  6. Eaglechaser

    Need A-Maze-N Advice in Northern NY

    I'm fairly new here but I've been smoking for about three years. I decided to try my hand at cold smoking cheese with the AMNS (6X6) but I'm having a hard time keeping the dust lit. I used an Akorn Kamado grill and placed the maze on the fire bowl grate (no charcoal), both top and bottom vents...
  7. Suam461

    Reheating pulled pork and tonight’s dinner

    Hey all, I’ve got a pork butt in the smoker that is for tomorrow’s dinner and was wondering if anyone had tips for reheating it? I figure I’ll pull it tonight and save the juices to add as I heat it tomorrow so it doesn’t dry out in the oven. I would have just made it same day, but the in laws...
  8. T

    New to smoking and need advice on how much wood to use.

    I'm a total newbie to smoking. I just bought a Vision Komodo S series. For my first smoke I tried chicken breasts. I put 5 Breasts on, 4 wrapped and 1 not. I added about 5 or 6 chunks of hickory like the guys with this grill on YouTube did. Got good smoke for the first hour and a half to two...
  9. trillo15

    Divulge Them Secrets!

    Whole Chickens. There was a whole bunch of them on sale at the local grocery store for 50% off what they usually are. So I bought 27 of them lol. They are in the freezer and I have been experimenting with a few of them. I want to know what everyone does to make delicious chicken! Spachcock...
  10. CSFJohn

    Smoking In Jacksonville, FL

    Hey Folks, My names John, I'm a Metal Fabricator at a small Fab. shop. I have built a dozen grills over the last 3 years, but this is my first Smoker. I'm a complete novice to the world of low and slow, so any advice, tips, what not too do's, would be most welcomed. The Smoker I'm building is a...