Discussion in 'Charcoal Smokers' started by andrew66, Jan 14, 2012.

  1. hello everyone i am new to smoking and need some advice i was just given a MECO 5031 CHARCOL COMBO WATER SMOKER i have no idea how to work it and it did not come with a manaul can some pleas explain how i set it up and fire it up please desperate to give it a go thanks
  2. adiochiro3

    adiochiro3 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    [​IMG]   Your fire/heat/smoke source goes in the very bottom.  The water pan hanging over the top of that -- with water in for moisture & temp stability, then your meats on the racks above that.  Don't depend on the built in thermo (or any thermo) unless you've checked it with boiling water.  Generally, cook temps should remain between 225-250* F until the meat hits your desired internal temp -- which varies wit your meat choice and tastes.


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