Originally Posted by HankB
Do keep trying. I also highly recommend taking notes about what you do including prep, rub recipe, smoking wood, cooker temperature and so on. I always finish with comments on the results and what I would do differently next time.
I also suggest not to overcomplicate this. I rub my brisket (Raichlen's coffee rub) and put it on the cooker after I get it fired up. And I get good results.
Just like my drag boat racing days "need to keep records" I will do it!