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Originally Posted by HankB View Post
I'm new to the stick burner thing having just done one cook on my NBBD. Wouldn't I use cherry like I use it on my charcoal smoker (WSM?) I mix some chunks in the charcoal. Wouldn't I want to mix a few chunks in with whatever sticks (oak and maple) that I'm using for fuel?
Depends on how frequently you want to feed the fire. I prefer to only open the firebox about every 2-3 hours so I want large pieces that not only provide flavored smoke but primary heat as well. If you want to feed the fire every 30-45 minutes then I'd suggest smaller chunks just for the flavored smoke factor (not primary heat source).
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