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Burning dust in the AMNTS

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Thanks, guess I see if I can find someone on a buy and sell site, trade for pellets or chips.
 

chopsaw

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Did a small ham using the 6 inch tube and the homemade dust . Really works good . Puts nice color on the ham .
Burned for a little over 5 hours . Fill it a second time . Really like the thin smoke it outs out .

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Nice looking ham.... I'd eat it....
 

normanaj

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Did a small ham using the 6 inch tube and the homemade dust . Really works good . Puts nice color on the ham .
Burned for a little over 5 hours . Fill it a second time . Really like the thin smoke it outs out .
Looks good.

Doing a small whole chicken today as we are having quite the calm before the storm.One 6" tube 3/4 full should do the whole smoke no problem.
 

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Ham looks Great, Rich!!
Mighty Tasty, I'm betting!!
Nice Job!
Like.

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Nice looking ham.... I'd eat it....
Ham looks Great, Rich!!
Mighty Tasty, I'm betting!!
Thanks for the comments . The tube with the coarse ground dust puts out nice clean smoke .
Dave got me hooked on the ham , I'm doing about one a month . I buy 2 butts and trim out about a 3 lb hunk from one , trim the fat then make sausage from the rest .
 

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Looks good.

Doing a small whole chicken today as we are having quite the calm before the storm.One 6" tube 3/4 full should do the whole smoke no problem.
Norm , I'd be interested in the color on the bird using dust .
Our weather just started . Windy and cold , snowing pretty good , maybe I should say hard ,,,
 

normanaj

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Norm , I'd be interested in the color on the bird using dust .
Our weather just started . Windy and cold , snowing pretty good , maybe I should say hard ,,,
I'll snap a pic after it comes out.

Right now the weather is spectacular here but that's going to change.
 

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Wow ! That looks fantastic . Thanks for showing it . I need to make more dust .
 

indaswamp

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I'm so used to the heavy smoke .
And this is why I no longer burn pellets in my smokehouse... lots of white smoke. I now use chunks on my 15" cast iron pan when warm and hot smoking. I get a bed of coals going with the propane and let it roll. I get great TBS in the smokehouse this way. I'm basically cooking with wood, but use the propane to moderate and hold the temp.

I'm jumping into cold smoking and I like the TBS the dust puts out MUCH, MUCH, better than the white smoke from pellets.
 

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Missed this thread first time around....I found out that the dust works well too.
 

chopsaw

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I use a propane torch .
 

indaswamp

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harbor freight heat gun works as well...and it's only $8 bucks.
 

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I have both so that's good to know. The heat gun doesn't blow away the coarse dust?
 

solman

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Also, do you pack the dust down or just leave it as-is as you pour the dust into the tube?
 

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I leave it as it is poured in . Not packed . 6 inch tube burns about 5 hours .
 

indaswamp

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Also, do you pack the dust down or just leave it as-is as you pour the dust into the tube?
I pack it tight in the 12" and I can get a 9 hour burn....but this is cold smoking...
 

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