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Unread 01-07-2013, 06:45 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by chriscw81 View Post
a few questions:

1. should i cook my brisket at 275 or 280?

2. when doing chicken on my UDS i think i have the perfect cooking temp but i cant decide which way to have my smoker facing. should i have it face true north or magnetic north?

I cook mine at 263*. No more, no less. And smoker orientation depends on your latitude/longitude, and thereby, your angle of declination from true north. I prefer mine facing east, actually.
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