Thread: WSM and Plateau
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Old 05-26-2009, 01:00 PM   #8
somebody shut me the fark up.
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The most likely explanation is that every butt has its own cooking and plateau time. You just may hit a few longer time ones.

On the other hand, I have long suspected that radiant heat might affect the plateau time. I speculate that this is because radiant heat penetrates deeper than than the heat from convection. The BGE cooks a little faster than the WSM at the same temperatures and I believe this is the reason why.

I suppose it is possible that the new smoker radiates more heat than the WSM?
Jim - Another transplanted Texan

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