Thread: WSM and Plateau
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Old 05-27-2009, 10:16 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by HeSmellsLikeSmoke View Post
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 think this is evidenced by the faster cook times on a UDS cooking at the same temps as indirect heat cookers. As for why a Party would have more radiant heat, I don't know. That's not direct heat in the party.
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