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Old 02-08-2013, 01:07 AM   #29
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Originally Posted by rcbaughn View Post
How did you ignite the sawdust? Did you use some outside source, or just throw a lighter to it till it light then blew it out and let it go? I am going to try this ASAP. I was going to go to the trouble to build a venturi cold smoker from a cocktail shaker, but considering how involved all those parts are to find I may just end up going with this if it keeps the temps super low.
Give it a whirl Mate, the sieve cost me a couple of quid!

To light it, I just hold it over a tealight candle for a minute or so then remove the tealight and let it smoulder.

I have found that draft is a big factor in using it....with the lower vents on the Excel20 open but the access doors shut I get ~5.5hrs out of it, with one of the access doors open I get about 3-4hrs (but it has been windy here).
Pro Q Excel 20 - Brinkmann Pro Grill - ET-732 - Various Cold Smoke Generators - Smoking Gun
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