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Old 05-17-2013, 09:44 PM   #1
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Default tuning plate ?

has any one used a top from a broiler pan for a tuning plate ? I just bought a Char-Broil offset smoker and am trying to get it set up for my first cook , i already have one , and there pretty cheap



its basically an off-set like this

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I did it on my Cousins pit and it works well. Use the whole thing, put the bottom 1/2 next to the firebox and the top next to it toward the stack.
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thanks , ill try that
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Sounds like a good idea, give it a try and give us some feedback.
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You could add some water in the pan as a heat barrier and to add moisture to your cooker.
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what about sand and water to the pan ?
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what about sand and water to the pan ?
Stop over thinking and take baby steps, Less is more sometimes the kitchen sink isn't needed a teaspoon will do.
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