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Re: Why buy a 22" WSM
« Reply #15 on: September 18, 2017, 07:40:05 AM »
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Re: Why buy a 22" WSM
« Reply #16 on: September 20, 2017, 07:10:37 PM »
That looks great!

FWIW, I have a Pitboss Pellet smoker, which I retrofitted with a SmokeDaddy PID controller (think of it as the BBQ version of a HERMS).  I supplement the smoke with an AMZN pellet tube smoker.

I literally dial in my desired temp, and the PID controller keeps the smoker at that temp +- 5F.  I absolutely LOVE it.




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« Reply #17 on: September 20, 2017, 08:52:43 PM »
That looks great!

FWIW, I have a Pitboss Pellet smoker, which I retrofitted with a SmokeDaddy PID controller (think of it as the BBQ version of a HERMS).  I supplement the smoke with an AMZN pellet tube smoker.

I literally dial in my desired temp, and the PID controller keeps the smoker at that temp +- 5F.  I absolutely LOVE it.
PID and BBQ, nice. That's almost as good as PID and beer.
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« Reply #18 on: September 24, 2017, 02:30:27 PM »
I finally got to break in my WSM today. Two beer can chickens. Delicious!

I should of taken a pic while they were on the smoker but I forgot.



Everything went great. Next up brisket.

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Re: Why buy a 22" WSM
« Reply #19 on: September 24, 2017, 03:00:45 PM »
Outstanding!  I recommend a COSTCO Prime Brisket using this method: http://virtualweberbullet.com/brisket4.html


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Re: Why buy a 22" WSM
« Reply #20 on: September 24, 2017, 03:01:43 PM »
Looks great!
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Re: Why buy a 22" WSM
« Reply #21 on: September 24, 2017, 03:35:14 PM »
Outstanding!  I recommend a COSTCO Prime Brisket using this method: http://virtualweberbullet.com/brisket4.html


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« Reply #22 on: October 15, 2017, 05:55:35 PM »
My wife likes baked potato topped with barbecue, sauce, etc. But, apparently everyone else in town does too. Everytime we go out for one they are sold out.

Problem solved:




PS. THE WSM makes one Boston Butt look small.
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Re: Why buy a 22" WSM
« Reply #23 on: October 15, 2017, 06:07:49 PM »
Looks tasty. Damn, I love bbq.
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Re: Why buy a 22" WSM
« Reply #24 on: October 17, 2017, 03:30:11 AM »
That potato is huge around here. Looks like the next thing you need will be a vacuum sealer


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Re: Why buy a 22" WSM
« Reply #25 on: October 17, 2017, 08:24:55 AM »
I think I’m going with the 18.5”. 22 is just obscene when I’m cooking for two most of the time.

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« Reply #26 on: October 17, 2017, 08:16:50 PM »
That potato is huge around here. Looks like the next thing you need will be a vacuum sealer


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Got that. I vacuumed sealed a couple of pounds of pork for later tater dates. She doesn’t drink the beer but she will eat the barbecue.
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Re: Why buy a 22" WSM
« Reply #27 on: October 17, 2017, 08:20:17 PM »
I think I’m going with the 18.5”. 22 is just obscene when I’m cooking for two most of the time.
Probably a good choice. The 22” feels kind of like driving a duelie in the city. But, when I work my way up to a brisket, hopefully, I will feel good about my choice.

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Re: Why buy a 22" WSM
« Reply #28 on: October 19, 2017, 05:23:38 PM »
I think I’m going with the 18.5”. 22 is just obscene when I’m cooking for two most of the time.
I can cook a ton of food on the 18.5. I have a family of four, and never cook just a single meal on it.  I pack my lunch, so extra birds go into the smoker, the meats gets pulled and we avoid buying lunch meat. 

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Re: Why buy a 22" WSM
« Reply #29 on: October 20, 2017, 09:18:08 AM »
I think I’m going with the 18.5”. 22 is just obscene when I’m cooking for two most of the time.
I can cook a ton of food on the 18.5. I have a family of four, and never cook just a single meal on it.  I pack my lunch, so extra birds go into the smoker, the meats gets pulled and we avoid buying lunch meat. 

http://virtualweberbullet.com/wsmcapacity.html

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same thing I do. I vac seal and freeze everything left over. Just heat and serve meals are awesome on the weekdays when you are just spent and don't want to have to cook. My favorite is the smoked pork shoulder. I usually do a two pack from costco its a full day of smoking but so worth it especially with the snake method on a 26" weber kettle.

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