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Old 11-20-2013, 06:42 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by pacanis View Post
Well I can tell you the electric/hot plate ones don't work. I used a 20 gal can, got a hot plate that works and heats up to 300F +, and the temp in my lid thermometer hovers around 150 most of the time. What a waste, but now I know.... So I may turn it into a charcoal smoker instead, but now I wish I just would have boughten a cheap one to see if I like it.
Actually mine does. It just needs to be a warm day and it took me some fiddling to get it just right. Oh and def use wood chunks not chips.

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Old 04-27-2014, 06:35 PM   #22
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I made one and it works great! I call it the GhettoQue. Check it out on YouTube. GhettoQue Homemade BBQ - YouTube

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Old 04-27-2014, 06:39 PM   #23
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I call mine Smokenstinen. I've even had ppl over for dinner and smoked pork loin in it with rootbeer BBQ sauce and a baked potato bar. They absolutely LOVED it!

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