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Old 03-16-2013, 11:55 AM   #16
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could do a biscuit test and use temp gauges. Didn't JJ tell or give instructions on how it should be set it up? You would think they should know what the best settings are for it they built it.

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Old 03-16-2013, 11:58 AM   #17
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is the cooking chamber 24x60 or is 60 the total lenght?
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Old 03-16-2013, 12:24 PM   #18
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what's a biscuit test?
It tells you where your hot spots are on your cooker. Take the canned premade biscuits and place them evenly spaced over your grate. Watch how they cook. Hotter areas of the grate will cook the biscuits faster.
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Old 03-16-2013, 03:57 PM   #19
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awesome lookin smoker, enjoy
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Old 03-16-2013, 06:12 PM   #20
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Here's a thread that details the biscuit test - the end results reveals your hot/wam/cool zones within your pit.

http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/sh...d.php?t=120485
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Old 03-16-2013, 06:55 PM   #21
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Nice pit enjoy
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Old 03-17-2013, 02:08 PM   #22
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24x60 is the main chamber length. 24x24 firebox. JJ did give me tips for plate placement which is why tuning was pretty easy. I was just wondering about the theremometers is all. Ill be giving the biscuit test a try today. Any reason to fire up the pit is good enough for me.
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Old 03-17-2013, 02:20 PM   #23
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All of my guests that came over for the party were really impressed. Theyd never seen a pit like that. So then we got into the conversation of cost. Its no secret, so I told them I spent just a lil over $3000 on her. There eyes opened and the comments rolled in. Man thats a lot for a pit. Just go to HEB or Academy and get one from there. I asked each one something unique to them. How much were your tires, the sound system in their car, how many pits had they gone through? Some of these guys spent more on tires and rims! I told 'em all that sheet you guys bought will have to be replaced in a few years. My pit... ill be dead before having to replace it. "Yeah thats true". I know its true!! Thats why I bought it!!
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Old 03-17-2013, 04:12 PM   #24
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Baby? I've seen full grown me smaller! Nice pit!
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Old 03-17-2013, 05:21 PM   #25
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Congrats on the new pit, it looks really nice. Good luck with it!
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