I just did my first smoke last weekend in my new GOSM big block. My buddy and I smoked five different kinds of sausages, cornish game hens, chipotle pork tenderloin, salmon and a rack of ribs. We smoked at 200 degrees with hickory and mesquite with apple juice in the water tray. Everything was fantastic. My next soiree includes smoking 100 pounds of meat for the New Year's weekend camping trip. I'll be feeding 60-70 people. It's a good thing I bought the Big Block !