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Completed my mini build.

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dirtsailor2003

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Yeah meatballs of that size at that temp don't take long, 45 min tops. If you're wanting more smoke lower the temp down to 225-250.
 

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Thanks DS. I'll make a note in the log. Think I'll try lower temp next time as the smoke didnt penetrate much into the centers.

As far as the chicken, I think I overloaded the mini. I'm having a hard time getting it up to proper cc temp.
 

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Update

Checked the quarters and bottom rack is about done. So I glazed and rotated top rack to bottom and vice versa.
 

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as for the sausage balls.. cook to an IT (internal temp) of 165` @ 225`
 

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Thanks.
I couldn't find any reference as to what temp or time to cook on the smoker so thought I would go with wife's info for in the oven.

Didn't work out good. Live and learn.
 

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I've found with the mini, that if you're going to really load it up, it pays to get the temp of the smoker 25-30 degrees above the temp you want to smoke at. Especially if the weather outside is cool. The cold thermal mass of the heat drops the temp quite a bit.
 

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Done.



I realized I was out of apple wood when I started my coals, so had to use pecan instead.
Used Jeff's rub doctored a little.
Glaze is a concoction I've used in the past with good results. Its my pork finishing sauce mixed with a commercial Kc style sauce and honey.

After a rest, dinner to watch The Walking Dead with.
 

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Hmmm, I dont know why the chicken looks charred in the pic. It doesnt look that way to the naked eye.
 

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Done.



I realized I was out of apple wood when I started my coals, so had to use pecan instead.
Used Jeff's rub doctored a little.
Glaze is a concoction I've used in the past with good results. Its my pork finishing sauce mixed with a commercial Kc style sauce and honey.
Cooked to IT of 175F

After a rest, dinner to watch The Walking Dead with.
 

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I dont have a clue what i did there. I tried to edit my post and ended quoating myself in a new post.
 

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yeah yeah yeah.. you just wanted the picture to be here twice... :biggrin:
 

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I thought about painting her up in my favorite team colors like others, but thought the black and white houndstooth would be to much trouble. Decided to go with some colors that will fit in better at some of the camp-n-rides we have.

Looking forward to doing my first cook on her later this week. Now to decide what that cook will be.
Sweet paintjob tagalong !
 

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