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Offline Reddragon61

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Temperature control
« on: February 18, 2017, 11:32:38 am »
Hi just bought the smart smoker. My first smoke with ribs today but the temp keeps going up and down from 190 to 161 is this normal


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Offline tskeeter

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Re: Temperature control
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2017, 09:06:28 pm »
Yes

Bradleys exhibit a fair amount of temp set point over run and under run.  A range of 20-30 degrees is normal.  This behavior is common to many electric resistance heaters, such as your home oven.

For most of what you smoke, these temp swings are not a problem.  There are some products (fish, cheese, and sausage) that benefit from the level of temp control you can get with a device like a PID, but most Bradley owners find the stock controls are just fine for their needs.

Offline Reddragon61

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Re: Temperature control
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2017, 09:33:46 pm »
Thx tskeeter


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