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Master built electric smoker

Discussion in 'Messages for All Guests and Members' started by Kent Clark, Dec 2, 2018.

  1. Kent Clark

    Kent Clark Newbie

    Hello everyone, I’m new to the group and smoking meats in general and was wondering if there was something I could to do to allow more chips to be burned so I don’t have to add chips every 30 minutes? There’s got to be a better way. Thanks much.
     
  2. SmokinAl

    SmokinAl Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

  3. normanaj

    normanaj Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    A good quality dual probe thermometer is a must have also.Thermopro and Inkbird are site sponsors and are worth looking into.
     
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  4. Kent Clark

    Kent Clark Newbie

    Great suggestions! Thanks !
     
  5. kevin hogan

    kevin hogan Newbie

    Kent...before you use pellets in the A-Maze-N tray, stick them in the microwave for several minutes to dry them each time. They burn MUCH better.
     
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  6. Kent Clark

    Kent Clark Newbie

    Thanks Kevin. Before installing the mailbox mod do I need to remove anything like the chip tray ?
     
  7. kevin hogan

    kevin hogan Newbie

    Kent,
    I’ve not used the mailbox but soon will. I’d suggest you ask the group in general.
     
  8. You can remove it entirely or just the upper portion. I've done it both ways with mine. Currently I have the "lower" portion of the hardware installed so that I can wrap it in foil for easier cleanup.