Originally Posted by Red Valley BBQ
If you run a backwoods with no water in it you run the risk of uncontrollable high temps. These cookers were designed to run with water in them. If you are concerned about soft texture with a water cooker, maybe you should look into a pellet smoker. It is a much dryer environment and you will be able to get the same texture as in your offset.
good call-makes sense. Will get it then cook,then adjust accordingly. Now I just need to get it
no offense to those who run pellets smokers...but nah...not my thing at all!
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