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diffuser or waterpan

Postby JustinCouch » Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:50 pm

Well I have cooked 3 times on the uds. The first was the dropped butt. second I dried out some thighs third I overcooked some leg quarters. I have a hot spot that has to be attended to. I have some scrap iron here at work that could solve the problem. I have never had a smoker before. does the dripping that burn on the deflector give off odur>
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Re: diffuser or waterpan

Postby limey » Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:44 pm

My brother just uses a aluminum turkey pan on the bottom. Works great!
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Re: diffuser or waterpan

Postby SmokeNHops » Tue Feb 14, 2017 3:27 pm

What type of temperature gauge are you using?
Have you tested it with boiling water and against a 2nd thermo that you trust?
How long did you cook the thighs that overcooked?
Is it a 55 Gallon?
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Re: diffuser or waterpan

Postby JustinCouch » Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:30 pm

Think I figured it out. When I let my lit coals to the fire basket I let them out in the center of the basket
So I spread them out, made a makeshift water pan and scavenged a grate from a side burner off of an old gas grill. Will post pictures.
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Re: diffuser or waterpan

Postby k.a.m. » Wed Feb 15, 2017 7:35 am

I use a diffuser. My design allows for very even air flow.
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Re: diffuser or waterpan

Postby txluke » Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:40 pm

k.a.m. wrote:I use a diffuser. My design allows for very even air flow.
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Can we get a pic of it in the uds?
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Re: diffuser or waterpan

Postby k.a.m. » Mon Feb 20, 2017 12:52 pm

txluke wrote:
k.a.m. wrote:I use a diffuser. My design allows for very even air flow.
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Can we get a pic of it in the uds?

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