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I removed mine when I replace it. Don't know if it was necessary. You will, however, most likely have to loosen the top band in order to adjust the way the top sits. The nomex gasket is thicker than the felt gasket and will impact the way the li…
I owned 4 metal smokers prior to buying an egg. The only thing that metal smokers have over the egg is the larger ones have more cooking area. But since you were considering getting a large I doubt this makes difference to you.
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I own the XL egg and love the amount of room I get. It functions well as a smoker and holds many more slabs of ribs than a Large. With a flip ring I've smoked 21 full slabs with a little room to spare.
A gimbal will hold it level until you open it.
Many gimbaled stoves have counter weights that one adjusts when placing a pan with a handle on the burner. The counter weights are just a few ounces. In the case of an egg you would need heavy cou…
How high did you fill the charcoal?
You should fill it all the way to the top of the firebox. If you did this you should be able to get 20+ hours of cooking time on a large or XL egg and 14+ on a small egg. I have no experience with a medium or…
I have both and find that each as it pluses and minuses. I like the plate setter with a pizza stone better for baking and making pizzas. For smoking a large turkey I like the flip ring with a pizza stone. Small turkeys I use the the plate setter…
My wife just told me that we have to visit the in-laws today. Guess I'll be emptying the Dutch Oven into a crockpot and plugging it into a voltage inverter for the drive over there. Just hope we don't make any sudden stops or sharp turns. :ohmy:
Just finished making and eating a nice meal made the way the link shows, added onions, red peppers and mushrooms.
When I was preparing it I had flashbacks to the basket weaving course I took it high school. :P
BTW it was delicious. Had to ta…
I have that "smoke and Spice" Book and it is great.
I also have
The Big Book of Outdoor Cooking and Entertaining: Spirited Recipes and Expert Tips for Barbecuing, Charcoal and Gas Grilling, Rotisserie Roasting, Smoking, Deep-Frying, and Ma…
We discussed that yesterday.