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  1. D

    Pit boss vertical series 5 smoke setting

    Ahoy! New member here... I've got a new pit boss series 5 vertical pellet smoker. My question pertains to the smoke setting on the temp controller should anyone know I've used other pit boss grills in the past which have the "P-setting" smoke temp option on them. My vertical smoker has a smoke...
  2. acgreen95

    Any reviews on the Masterbuilt 600B, anything at all??

    So I am not the best meat smoker in the land I admit it. I am very subpar, lol. Of course I’ve never tried to learn, my dad is a smoke king but as a kid I didn’t care. Now at 46 I kinda really want to learn. So I’ve been eyeing a Pitboss pellet smoker for a while now. Keep complaining to the...
  3. Rmartinez2

    Another Turkey Thread

    Hey everyone I know there's going to be and are a bunch of these but, well, I like to share. I had a 10# and a 12# bird which I brined for 15 hours each. My brine consisted of salt, sugar, thyme, rosemary, onion etc. I used the briner bucket which is awesome. One bird brined in the spices with...
  4. S

    Pretty New to Smoking

    My name is Austin and I’m 28. I just moved out to the quasi-country and picked up a pellet grill. I’ve made chicken with mango, coconut, and jabeñero glaze and some crab stuffed salmon, but mostly I’ve been doing pork (tender)loin and pork ribs. I’m a fan of the competition blend pellets so far...
  5. thebattman

    Masterbuilt dying - Help me decide next smoker:

    My Masterbuilt MES140S is beginning to show signs of problems (almost 2 years old). Rust around case where door gasket meets case, and randomly quits heating to a temp above 200 degrees. So I've been looking at options for a new smoker (Won't buy another Masterbuilt), and I think I've narrowed...
  6. S

    Pellet grill (Traeger) = less smoke flavor?

    I own an Traeger and use it a lot. Mostly Briskets and Ribs. I find that I never achieve (especially with ribs) the same smokey flavor as guys using wood and coals. Also, my never come out as dark as other guys (using same rubs etc). My thoughts are this: since meat only absorbs smoke for the...
  7. N

    Hello, All — I’m New Here!

    Hello! Thanks for having me. I don’t know why, but I have registered here before, but when I tried to log in, none of the information I would have used to register before was recognized. So, here I am again — maybe with a different user name — I just don’t know. I am an avid outdoor “chef” and...
  8. J

    Electric smoker and gas grill or pellet smoker?

    Looking for some advice. Until recently, I had a standard (natural) gas grill and a 30 inch Masterbuilt electric smoker. However, shortly after going out of warranty, the smoker's control unit gave out and, after I replaced that, some internal component died and I had to scrap it. I liked the...
  9. itscmacyo

    Pit Boss Austin Xl

    Hey ther . I just got myself a Austin XL. Just wondering if someone can help me out. Should I use the hood thermometer gauge or should I use the actual temp on the controller. I have a grill thermometer in there too. All 3 are giving different temp .
  10. Rmartinez2

    Smoked Chuck Pot Roast

    Hello Friends, Yesterday I tried something a little different. I saw a pretty inexpensive chuck roast at the store and was planning to slice it but then wondered "would a smoked pot roast taste good?" I'm sure its been done multiple times but mind you this was an original thought in my world...
  11. Rmartinez2

    Thick Cut Ribeyes. Smoked and Seared.

    Hey everyone It's been a while since I post but I've definitely been putting in some cooks. Today I was at the store and saw some ribeye roasts in the case so I grabbed a good piece with 2 bones. I messed up and didn't take a pic of it before I cut it into some thick steaks. However I did grab...
  12. M

    Pellet Smoking With Some Rain

    New smoker here! I'm still waiting on the delivery man so I am full of questions. Being in the PNW we get enough rain I thought I'd ask som experts. How well does a pellet smoker do in the rain? I understand wet pellets mean pellets gone bad, in a downpour I wouldn't expect to smoke, but...
  13. E

    Opinions on Pellet grills

    Evening guys and gals! I’m writing this to get yalls professional and experienced opinion over a pellet grill. In a few weeks I’ll have saved enough money to buy a nice pellet smoker, I’ve always wanted a Yoder YS640 or 480 but then Traeger dropped the Ironwood series. I know Yoder has been...
  14. J

    Weber Kettle pellet cooker

    Google suggested this to me. Haven't seen it anywhere else. Somebody wants to make a pellet cooker addon for the old kettle. I guess if it's cheap why not. Anyone know anything about this thing or the guy making it?
  15. Rmartinez2

    Full Grill Quick Help

    Hey everyone, Today i will be making 8 racks of ribs. I've got 4 on the top rack and 4 on the main rack. Im running at 250* and my grill display says 250 (+/- the usual). My thermometers are reading way way lower at around 160 to 180*. There's hardly room for the thermometers and I'm guessing...
  16. Rmartinez2

    Hot spot

    Hey everyone, I've been using my grill a lot since I got it and it seems no matter what my center and right side run insanely hot. If I'm at 225 the center and right will hot around 280 to 290. The left side seems to stay within 10 degrees or so of the display. Im using wireless meat...
  17. Rmartinez2

    2nd attempt at Ribs

    Alright so here's my 2nd attempt at making some ribs. One baby back and the other a full spare. For one I used another rub I concocted and the other is one a member of this forum was kind enough to share (thanks jbellard). I smoked them at 225 for 3 hours then wrapped them. When I wrapped I put...
  18. Rmartinez2

    Smoked Turkey

    Hey everyone today i'll be putting a small turkey in a brine to smoke for tomorrow. I had a couple of questions on the cook, specifically the placement. I have a resting rack that sits on a cookie sheet/pan. Would it take away from the smoke if i were to put the turkey in the grill on that...
  19. Rmartinez2

    Burger flare up

    Hey all... As some may know I recently got a pit boss pro series 1100 not sure that will matter much as I feel it may just happen on any pellet grill. Tonight I tried some 80/20 burgers. I made the patties about 1 in thick and the size was pretty decent in diameter, enough to fit well on the bun...
  20. chapper

    Pellet Grill Advice

    I’m looking to purchase a pellet grill due to frustration with temperature swings on my Masterbuilt propane smoker. I’ve done a lot of modifications to the smoker that were suggested in various forums to help with temp swings; however, I still feel like I have to constantly babysit the smoker...
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