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Unread 12-30-2012, 09:28 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by Enkidu View Post
This 15+ lb. packer was done on a mini WSM. I just folded it over and then mid-way through the cook folded it the other direction.
When faced with a brisket that would not fit the 14" grate on my mini, I just cut the brisket in half and used both grates. Is there a reason not to do that or would that one still not have fit?

Originally Posted by Freddy j View Post
Yeah, I'm going to keep looking around (plenty of time for tht with this New England weather), but ill prob build a wsm mini while I continue my search for a 16 gallon drum.

All the parts for the wsm Mini cost less than just a 16 gallon barrel.
I don't understand the "plenty of time" comment. you could be smoking tomorrow.

I love my mini. I think I use it more than my 18 WSM. (And I've had a 22 for several days now and haven't used it yet. But with brisket, pulled pork and spare ribs already smoked and in the freezer... Maybe I should buy a small flock of chickens. I think I could fit 8 or 10 in the 22. )
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