REVERSE FLOW SMOKER "FINE TUNING"

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REVERSE FLOW SMOKER "FINE TUNING"

Postby Scott_M » Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:30 am

I have a reverse flow Johnson Smoker with a horizontal 6-5/8" pipe instead of baffles coming out of the firebox. The flow of smoke and heat is very fast and uneven
I have tried water pans and using a perforated pie pan to cover the pipe and dissipate the smoke a little bit.
Any suggestions on how to fine tune this device? the fabricator just suggested using pans of water but there is more to it than that.
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Re: REVERSE FLOW SMOKER "FINE TUNING"

Postby k.a.m. » Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:59 am

It could be that you are running it with too large a coal base. Have you tried a small coal base to slow the draft?
If you could put up some detailed pics of the inside it would help.
Always remember slow and steady wins the race.

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Re: REVERSE FLOW SMOKER "FINE TUNING"

Postby Red Farr » Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:31 am

...configure out of cardboard...an attachment that fits over the exhaust pipe that necks down the opening an inch or two (cone shape) lessen the draw some...then check it again...
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Re: REVERSE FLOW SMOKER "FINE TUNING"

Postby bsooner75 » Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:40 am

Reach out to Chad at Johnson Smokers. When I was smoker shopping he was more than willing to answer all my questions. He knows his pits better than anybody else and should be able to help..............

Also, I think KAM may be onto something (Big Shock :laughing7: ).
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Postby bsooner75 » Wed Apr 26, 2017 11:41 am

Oh, and welcome to the forum!
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Re: REVERSE FLOW SMOKER "FINE TUNING"

Postby k.a.m. » Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:51 pm

bsooner75 wrote:Reach out to Chad at Johnson Smokers. When I was smoker shopping he was more than willing to answer all my questions. He knows his pits better than anybody else and should be able to help..............

Also, I think KAM may be onto something (Big Shock :laughing7: ).

:P :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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