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Q-View (first) with Ribs and Chicken

chomper

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The Setup ...



The Ribs after the rub .....



The Chicken ....



The Smokin (well, I guess you can't really see the smoke hmmm) .....



The finished product ....





The Cleanup ...

 

rdknb

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that all looks so good, lol my dog does that too
 

northern greenhorn

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Great job, nice lookin' meal, my dog is the same, in fact the other day I was moving some stuff around in the garage, and she was outside with me, and I had to move the smoker, as soon as I grabbed the smoker she went nuts, waggin' her tongue hanging out, she was upset when she realized that I wasn't actually going to be bbqing, and was merely moving the smoker out of the way.
 

johnnybigsmoke

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I love the bacon wrapped chicken...  I'm sure your "supervisor" enjoyed it as much as you did!!! I bet his mouth starts watering as soon as you fire up that bad boy... He knows whats coming...    Geez I'm getting hungry now!!!
 

chomper

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how was the smoke ring with an electric smoker
This was my 4th smoke ... 1) ribs, 2) brisket, 3) Turkey and 4) this rib/chicken combo.  I got a great smoke ring on the Turkey, but compared to what I have seen on the Q-view in this forum my smoke ring on the other items were "not much".  I chalk it up to a learning thing and not a gas smoker thing.  I am still messing with wood chips versus chunks, putting the chips in foil, soaking the wood, etc. ... trying to get the best combination.  What I tried this last time that seemed to work okay (although not a great smoke ring) was to soak the wood chips and put them in a foil packet punched with a bunch of holes and putting it in the fire box.  I then put a couple of wood chunks on the top of the fire box.  I seemed to get alot of smoke from the chips and a small, steady smoke from the chunks.

So, having said all that ... I am open to any and all suggestions on how to optimize the smoke and get a good smoke ring.
 

wntrlnd

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that chicken blew my mind!

very nice Q view, and well done on the smoke!
 

cole

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I would just suggest finding a retailer that fills propane tanks.  Blue Rhino is way expensive where I am (Kentucky).  Luckily we have a Pilot and another place around here that fill up tanks for about $10. 
 

SmokinAl

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Beer X2
 

whiskeypapa

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Boy does that look good.  I have never tried the bacon wrap before, but will next time I do chicken. 

Great job.
 

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