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Unread 10-27-2012, 10:57 AM   #1
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Hi - I am new to this forum and have been smoking low and slow for 20+ years on my large BGE and previously a bullet smoker. I smoke 2X a month year-round. I usually use lump charcoal with wood chunks. My favorite Q is Carolina style pulled pork. Usually, I light the smoker at night and let it go until morning. I have good luck with this method and my logging thermometer says the temp stays relatively steady. Best, I have Q for breakfast. I do not do competitions but, everyone likes my Q.

Recently my neighbor threw out a inexpensive offset smoker and I had to grab it and at least save it from a metal scrapper. In 5 years, I never saw it used. It just sat in beside the house. It is a Char Griller Smoker Pro

I have been reading that these are often terrible smokers but can be modified to be OK smokers.

Is there any reason I should modify this smoker and use it vs my BGE or should I just put it on Craigs list and make my neighbor some baby backs?

Thanks in advance.
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Unread 10-27-2012, 12:21 PM   #2
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Dave,

You posted this question a few days ago.

Take a look at the feedback from that thread and see if it helps ya.

http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/sh...d.php?t=146697

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Unread 10-27-2012, 01:28 PM   #3
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I have two cheap offsets that I have modified into reverse flow. I use the minion method with the firebox. It will take while to learn to cook on it, but I live my offsets.
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You can get accesories for your Egg that will greatly expand your cooking area. That does an awesome job
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So strange, a couple of days ago I posted (or thought I posted) and periodically refreshed the page and did not see my post. I thought perhaps the URLs I put in the post got flagged as selling stuff. Has anyone else seen this issue? I am using Firefox with AdBlock and NoScript.
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