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Offline Drahth56

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Smoker temperature
« on: October 21, 2017, 01:48:54 PM »
Hi. I have a original Bradley. Second time using and I have a question. I’m doing wings, they say to get smoker to 275°. I did that but when I put racks of wings in temp dropped to 150°. It’s been a hour and still not up to 275°. Is this normal? I have it on HIGH. THANKS

Offline GusRobin

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Re: Smoker temperature
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2017, 04:27:58 PM »
do you have the vent open? A closed vent will keep moisture in and hinder the temp rising.
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Offline oldsmoker

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Re: Smoker temperature
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2017, 05:02:00 PM »
Remember if the wings are cold that will also effect temp. amount of wings also.

Offline Handyman

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Re: Smoker temperature
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2017, 10:27:01 AM »
Lots of similar complaints here. The 500W element is simply not enough. I have just did the 900W mod that others have done and I now have what I think is the perfect home smoker.
As oldsmoker said, bring the wings to near room temperature before placing in the smoker.

Offline Nyordrms

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Re: Smoker temperature
« Reply #4 on: June 09, 2018, 12:53:00 PM »
Anyone did the 900watt mod to the smart smoker?
I just tried my first smoke in it,  temp is way off and won’t even get up to temp with a 12lb brisket had to finish it in kitchen oven