New guy in Tampa

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by djpaul76, Jul 23, 2014.

  1. djpaul76

    djpaul76 Newbie

    Hello to everyone.  I am new to the forum.  I have been smoking and grilling as a hobby for years.  I recently bought the Kamodo Akorn.  I love the style and cost.  My neighboor has the BGE and spent about three times what I spent (at least).  I tried smoking a brisket this this weekend and did have trouble keeping the temp around 200 to 225.  It kept wanting to shoot up to 300 plus so then I would close the vents again and then it would want to snuff out.  It didnt come out too bad.  The meet was soft and not chewy.  The only thing was it seemed like the meat was dry.  I did use a diffuser stone with a water pan which I fil

    I have read all of the posts about the mods that everyone says you should make to make the unit more air tight which I plan on doing.  I am also thinking about the IQ110 BBQ Temperature Regulator Kit with Small Adjustable Kamado Pit Adapter.. Has anyone used one of these?

    Anyway I am happy to be hear and cant wait to get everyones advice and share my experiences.

    Dman
     
  2. bluewhisper

    bluewhisper Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Welcome to the board! Seems there's every kind of smoking rig around here.
     
  3. Hello Dman, welcome to the forum, practice some with less expensive meats and shorter cook times till you have her figured out

    Gary S
     

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