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    COMMERCIAL JED MASTER SMOKERS?

    Anyone familiar with JED MASTER commercial smokers? I lost mine in a fire and am not having any luck finding another one. Mine was 6' tall X 6' wide X 48" deep, Rotisserie, H2O and charcoal. I purchased off another gentleman, it was inside my concession trailer and he tried about 10 years...
  2. softmeat

    YABF (yet another brisket failure)

    Hi all. Been a member here for quite some time, and have done a lot of reading here and other places. So believe me, asking this isnt on a whim its after a lot of reading and trial/error. In a nutshell, my briskets are coming out amazingly flavorful but amazingly dry and I cant seem to fix that...
  3. T

    Newbie question

    So I've made jerky acouple of times before. Im not doing anything fancy mainly just ground beef with nesco original season packets. Although I've done jerk seasoning from Jamaica twice(highly recommended). So my question is what do you guys do to manage the smell during the dehydration...
  4. G

    Using a Small Grill to smoke a Brisket

    Hello. I'm new here so I'm not entirely sure where to ask this question, so forgive me if I have misplaced it. I'm a college student on a budget, and currently own a small drum-style charcoal grill that I primarily use on my tailgate for weekend cookouts and whatnot. I've wanted to do some...
  5. G

    Help with airflow

    Hello, folks! I just wanted to get your opinions/advice on whats going on with my airflow (or lack there of) . I just purchased an offset reverse flow smoker from a gentleman. I have fired it up twice but I cannot get the cooking chamber hot enough. I was able to get it up to 263 with the help...
  6. B

    Newbie Screw Up! Need help fast!

    So I have a Bradley Smoker and forgot to plug in the heating element to get the oven temperatures up. I'm smoking a 12 lbs brisket and basically had it exposed to smoke for about 4 hours at a temperature of 180°F with the oven off. I then found the mistake and got the oven running at 260°F. Its...
  7. D

    60 Gallon Reverse Flow out of air compressor tank

    Hi members, I'm the new guy here from Waco, Tx. I am fairly new to smoking but I love smoked food and want to build a smoker out of this 60 gallon air tank I bought a while back. Wants: Easy to maintain temp Even temp across entire CC Multipurpose firebox(use top for griddle) Multipupose...
  8. R

    First time home brisket smoker help

    Ok so I used to work in a bbq place nearby and have never had trouble like I am at home. I bought a nice brisket for a party, about 14 or 15 lbs, I was smoking low and slow all day and all night and the point is stalling at about 130 and has been for hours. I have a water bath in the bottom of...
  9. reformedvegan

    Help me with my first pork butt?

    First time with a real long cook on a big piece of meat. I got a 9 lb. pork butt at the store yesterday. I'm planning to serve it at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow. I plan to cook this on my Pit Boss 700s. My understanding is: mustard and cover w/rub let rest in fridge for 12 hours fill pellet cooker...
  10. C

    I just bought this thing for $15 and have no idea how to use it (a smoker I was told)

    Hello! Starting in the new forum as I am new and I just bought this thing from someone in town for $15 and I do not know how to use it as I have never used a smoker before myself. It is open at the bottom and there are no vents anywhere. A lid, two bowls of some kind. I figure for $15 if I...
  11. M

    First time brat maker

    I’ve been researching and looking at the threads here. But I am left with two questions. 1) do you just add cheese and other things like peppers to the mix while grinding? 2) when do I need to use cure? These will be all pork brats as I just had two 300lbs pigs butchers. I ended up with 35lbs...
  12. U

    What cut is this?

    Hi all, the wife had no luck shopping for brisket but was sold this cut of meat, and was told it’s basically “brisket’s little brother”. She thought the salesman might have called it top round, but after looking at google we’re not so sure. Any ideas what it is? Also: suggestions on how to...
  13. M

    Featured In Need Of Some Guidance On A Build!

    I am relatively new to forums in general, but I cam across this one when I was looking for cold smoker plans. I am currently a high school senior in rural Montana who is an avid fisher and hunter. I enjoy cooking as it has always been my passion and wanted to explore the world of smoking b...
  14. kallud

    Pellet grill or electric smoker?

    Ok so my electric smoker finally went out on me (R.I.P). I’ve been looking into pellet grills and I’m wondering if anyone has smoked food on them? Im also limited on find these days and looking for one under $400. I’ve seen some pit bosses that are right around that price point and will be large...
  15. M

    HELP - Pit Boss 4-1 Electric Smoker Not Getting Above 150

    My Thanksgiving is in danger!!! My Pit Boss 4-1 electric smoker is not getting above 150 degrees. I have a 19lb turkey, the smoker can do up to 20lbs. The temp outside is in the low 40s. The vents are also open and the temp is turned all the way to high. I also have the prob in the breast. I...
  16. S

    Someone to help clean a smoker/Los Angeles area?

    New member, long time smoker. I always "smoked" with a weber until a few years ago I was lucky enough for a friend to gift me a custom built oil drum smoker. Unfortunately this year brought us more rain than usual and it's rusted on the inside. I've searched this forum on how to clean it, but...
  17. L

    Help !!: icon_mad

    nhận làm luận văn mẫu lời mở đầu luận văn cải thiện giá trị thương hiệu Trong bài viết này, Luận Văn 24 sẽ chia sẻ có bạn mẫu lời mở đầu luận văn giải pháp tăng giá trị thương hiệu. Trong trường hợp bạn không thể tự làm hoặc không với thời gian làm, hãy tham khảo dịch vụ nhận làm luận văn của...
  18. J

    Having Trouble with a Cook off

    I am new to the BBQ cook off competition and I have done a BBQ competition for 3 years thus far and I have had less than 4 people to all of my events to compete . How can I get it off the ground to have more people to come compete. There is always people coming for food and fun , but we almost...
  19. M

    New Guy Bisket Question

    Hey everyone! I'm new to the smoking game and currently using a Masterbuilt Portable gas smoker (gift from in-laws). I've done a few cooks (chuck roast and brisket point) but I can't seem to get a good bark. My question is if I keep having to replace my wood chips every half hour, and opening...
  20. I

    Help!

    Hey guys! First of all, I would like to welcome myself to what appears to be a wonderful forum of enthusiastic smokers :) Now, on to more pressing matters: HELP I have a smoker at home and whenever I try to smoke a brisket or steak without any dry rub, (for dietary reasons or whatnot) the meat...
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