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I'm anxious to figure this out myself. I have been slowly obtaining everything I need to start making batches of Jerky on my XL. I have a PitMasterIQ120 on its way and I am keeping my fingers crossed that I will be able to maintain a fire @ 150-160 degrees for 8 hours with its assistance. I'd imagine building your fire properly has A LOT to do with whether or not these low temps are obtainable.
I've held the XL at about 175 for several hours doing smoke salmon, but also had it go out once down that low.
I've been able to hold 140 for an hour with the Flame Boss before ramping it up to 150 for an hour, then 160 for an hour and going up 10 degrees every hour until 180 or 190. With the Auber, I struggled to hold the low temps, it would keep slowly increasing on me little bit by little bit.
I've found the best way is to have some already used lump in your Egg (so you don't hvae to worry about VOCs). Light 2-4 good sized chunks outside of the Egg (I use my Mini) and then transfer them over to your large. The already lit chunks will slowly burn and slowly light the lump touching them.
Here's my last batch. 15lbs of venison jalapeno cheese sausage.Took 7 hours to reach 155 after I bumped it to 200 (was running short on time)
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