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Old 12-06-2011, 01:32 PM   #13
sincitydisciple01
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After one cook, so far so good!

I have 2 drums. One tends to run a little hotter than the other. So, I used the one that runs cooler and hooked up my iQue110 to make sure the temp didn't get away from me. I checked the PVC and drum from time to time and it was slightly warm but never too hot to touch. Between warm up, cook and cool down, I'd say it was around 225-230 for about 7 hours. I'm planning on cooking a brisket flat this weekend. So it will be the same temp, but closer to 10-11 hours when it's all said and done. Should be a good test. Plus, it will be sitting out in the cold all week, so I'll get a feel for how it holds up to colder temps when not in use.

If I were cooking at a higher temp, I don't think I would use w/o some serious modifications and testing. May have to stick with the cinder blocks or pavers when cooking chicken, since the bird is cooked at a much higher temp.
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