How Much Wood?

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316sports

Fire Starter
Original poster
Jul 2, 2007
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Crossroads, Tx
I am a relatively new owner of a char grill smoker. I will be smoking several chickens on Saturday. My question is how much wood should I placee on my lump charcoal? I will be using mesquite wood chips. I have about 4 pounds. Thanks for your help.


Andrew
 
Hi Andrew -

I don't know which Char Grill you have but in general terms you want only enough wood to make a tiny wisps of smoke not billowing clouds. I'd start with 2 or 3 chunks and see what you get. You may not see much that's good.If you see alot that's bad!
 
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