Propane Temp Controller

Discussion in 'Propane Smokers' started by fmfa0801, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. fmfa0801

    fmfa0801 Smoke Blower

    Is there a automatic temp controller kit for a propane smoker? Looking for something that ignites and turns off the propane burner at a set temp
     
  2. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Have you tried a needle valve to control the gas flow to the burner ???    I use a dimmer switch on my electric element to control the temp....

    You will probably have to find a burner that on "high", holds the smoker at near max. temp. you are looking for...  Then it will fully adjust to the lower temps.....

    AND, you will have to install a "flame out" detector to turn off the gas when the flame goes out, or you could have a neighborhood leveling bomb.....
     
    Last edited: Apr 5, 2016
  3. I have looked into it for my smoke vault-pricey. If I was still going that route I'd be looking for a free or cheap propane stove and gut it
     
  4. fmfa0801

    fmfa0801 Smoke Blower

    Yea I am looking into a the needle valve. I was just hoping there would be a cheap kit for propane smokers I did not know about lol
     

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