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crustyo44
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Post by crustyo44 » Thu Sep 18, 2014 20:57

Hi,
Smokers should always be vented to some extend otherwise you will finish up with a bitter tasting end result.
From my experience, I always leave the chimney vent 1/4 open and the air inlet 1/2 open to produce a great smokey taste.
Fresh smoke should waft past your sausages or whatever you are smoking and leave the smoker rather quickly.
Graybeard, your smoked sausages look great!!!!!!!!!
Cheers,
Jan.
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Post by cogboy » Thu Sep 18, 2014 22:08

Greybeard, Excellent looking sausage !
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Post by Darwin » Fri Sep 19, 2014 03:33

Very nice Greybeard, the sausage looks great to me.
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Post by graybeard » Fri Sep 19, 2014 13:23

Thank you for all of the compliments! I have a 1st generation masterbuilt smoker I got new off of Amazon and I made the mailbox mod for it. I did have the vent only open 1/4. The smoke does seem to go through the smoker at a good pace.
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Post by grasshopper » Fri Sep 19, 2014 15:57

Graybeard keep your 1 generation it is great. 2nd generation has the top vent out the side. To me it does not vent as good. I built a chimney for it. As crusty 44 says, the smoke has to circulate.Image[/img]
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Post by graybeard » Sun Sep 21, 2014 23:43

It has been a week since our fearless leader has been in here. I hope everything is OK and you are fine Chuckwagon.
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Post by sambal badjak » Mon Sep 22, 2014 08:42

Yeah, Graybeard: I was thinking the same, but you managed to post just before me...
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