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New Smoker.

stillcajun

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Finally had to break down and get a custom smoker from the metal shop down the street(especially since I won't be able to get the Lang I so coveted at this time.
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Seasoned it real early this morning and now its slowly smoking 2 briskets a 10lb and a 7lb one. Still working on getting the temp set just right so I spend a lot of time "checking on the smoker". lol

I can say one thing and that's the brisket are cooking very evenly on this one. I look forward to posting pics of the finished products later this evening
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chris_harper

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can't wait to see the pics! i did 2 briskets last weekend, and my smoker held the same temp on both sides the entire time.
 

t-bone tim

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doing a brisket in the a.m myself...lookin forward to seeing your results
 

stillcajun

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Well finally finished the brisket around 8am this morning just in time for the huge thunderstorms that opened up on me.

I had to fight temp pretty much all night but I finally got it down to hold a steady temp. The family really seemed to enjoy the fruit of my labor from the all night smoke.

Here are some pics of the finished product.

This was the 10lber
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This was the 7lb brisket. Someone got to it before the picture.
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Another pic of the brisket.

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All sliced up and ready for eating.

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Brisket tasted great. Only downside is that the rain prohibited me from putting another brisket, some corn and the 3 slabs of bb on the smoker.

btw..Has anyone else noticed how peacefully things seem to be between 2 and 4am during an all-night smoke?
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chris_harper

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nice smoke ring. looks good. now i am about to heat up some of that pulled pork i did yesterday.
 

hillbillysmoker

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I have now engaged my drool control. Great job. I know you will be well rewarded as you consume your efforts.
 

stillcajun

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I'll try to post the pics of the smoker within the next day or so. Rain is currently keeping me from getting the pics of the new smoker.
 

bbq bubba

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Yes, theres nothing like the peacefulness of an all niter, brisket looks awesome, nice ring and moist
Now tell me what kind of father your gonna be by doing a full smoke and not even taking pics of the baby first
I'll be lookin for those pics!
 

stillcajun

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I, the neglectful father that I am, have finally been able to get the pics for the new kid.

Here she is and she is going to be working with Daddy this weekend :)
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stillcajun

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Joined Apr 3, 2007
Smoker works pretty well. I'm still working out the kinks w/ the temp. I put on a 5lb brisket and about 6 slabs of bb on there Sat. evening. I got the temp to hold between 225 and 235 rather consistently w/ some heat spikes of 5-10 degrees in between but I know I can narrow that a little bit more.
 

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