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rookie

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I just smoked my first half chicken it was real good Im wanting to do a pork butt how much charcoal should I start with and how much wood chips should I use should I soak the wood chips in water or use them dry.
 

Dutch

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Welcome Rookie,

Since you are asking about the amount of charcoal to use, I'm assuming that you are using a charcoal smoker. Check out the thread on charcoal smokers. I think alot of you questions will be answered there.
 

wakespray1

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Novice smoker from NorCal. Working out of 3 homemade UDS. Thankx for the tips Jeff. Good Stuff.
 

gary s

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Good morning and welcome to the forum. Post some pictures of your smoker so we can better help you.

Gary S
 

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