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Pellet or dust

Discussion in 'Woods for Smoking' started by smoke2day, Dec 7, 2013.

  1. smoke2day

    smoke2day Newbie

    What is the difference between the pellets and the sawdust ?? Which is better ??

    Thanks!!!
     
  2. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Epic Pitmaster Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Pellets will burn in an AMNPS at any smoker temp up to 300°. Dust is only good to 180° before it burns very quickly. Dust also generates less heat, 10°, compared to pellets which raise the temp in a cold smoker 25-30°F. Makes a difference when trying to keep temps low smoking cheese...JJ
     
  3. smoke2day

    smoke2day Newbie

    Thank you for the fast reply !!!