Ribs on the new smoker!

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Ribs on the new smoker!

Post by towtruck » February 1st, 2020, 5:08 pm

I had to try out the new bbq/smoker on some ribs......turned out pretty good and I could maintain 250* for the first three hours and then 225* for the last 1.5 hours.

I used my old 4"wide x 4" tall charcoal basket from my old smoker and it worked well in the new one.

Rolling smoke....it took a while for all the moisture in the air and smoker to get warm enough to stop with the white steam...
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Re: Ribs on the new smoker!

Post by ajfoxy » February 1st, 2020, 5:45 pm

Look lonley on that big grid... but they do look tasty. :kewl:


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Re: Ribs on the new smoker!

Post by towtruck » February 1st, 2020, 5:57 pm

ajfoxy wrote:
February 1st, 2020, 5:45 pm
Look lonley on that big grid... but they do look tasty. :kewl:
I could most likely get 8 racks on there around the fire basket if I tried. The main smoker can do 8 racks and then I can finish them on this grill...that was the plan....but it looks like I could skip the main smoker and just do them on the new bbq....I love options! as now I could possibly do 16 racks at once and finish the second half about 30 minutes after the first half is done. I can use a whole lot less fuel on this unit but I don't have the control on the heat like the main smoker...this one is not air tight and I ran it with the vents all closed and it stayed at 250*. Fire management is key to not overheating it....don't give it more fuel than it needs. I lit a full chimney and only let it get about half burning. I dumped that into my basket and poured another half a chimney of unlit briquettes on the top. It worked well for the job today. Next cook I will try four racks and just keep upping the number until I find the limit as I don't put any ribs right over the coals.



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Re: Ribs on the new smoker!

Post by Big T » February 1st, 2020, 10:13 pm

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Post by Dirtytires » February 3rd, 2020, 11:33 am

Always a challenge....looks good.



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Re: Ribs on the new smoker!

Post by towtruck » February 9th, 2020, 9:09 pm

I bbq'd some cut up chicken today and I am so glad I made this bbq/smoker the way I did. Being able to drop those coals down low so flare up's are a thing of the past and then raise it back up to caramelize the sauce at the end is a beautiful thing.



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Re: Ribs on the new smoker!

Post by ajfoxy » February 11th, 2020, 6:17 am

Always good when a plan comes together...


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