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Pellets to sawdust?

buzzy

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With all the talk of sawdust better for smoking cheese , stays lit better than pellets. I was wondering if anybody had a tried & true method of misting pellets with water to break them down to what they were. (Sawdust) Then dry them out to use. All thought & opinion appreciated.
 

bill ace 350

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I can't answer your question. I never had an issue keeping pellets burning.

I heat them in a microwave for about a minute and a half prior to lighting them.

I use a tray.
 

Winterrider

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I take a couple handfuls of pellets, put in coffee can. Add a little water enough to get them all damp let sit for about 5 mins. Spread on sheet pan and into oven or heated smoker about 200° for about a hr or until dry. Don't handle to much after drying or they get to fine.
 

forktender

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I just throw a wet paper towel in a gallon Ziploc bag, add a few cups of pellets and let them sit overnight.
The next day they will crumble in your hands, I crumble them then spread of a cookie sheet and pop them in the oven at 200* for a few hours until they are dry, then they go into a Ziploc until I'm ready to use them, it's super easy.
 

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normanaj

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I just use a blender and pulse until I get the consistency I want.
 

Murray

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I use an old hand crank grain grinder. It’s adjustable so I get the grind size I want.
 

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