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OK Joe Drum Smoker

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LDR
LDR Posts: 414
edited October 2022 in Off Topic
Does anybody have experience with the Oklahoma Joe's Drum Smoker (Pro).  My initial impression is that it's not meant for turbo cooks like I do on the egg.  The drum smoker went through an entire load of fuel in six hours, while the large egg might have used a third of its fuel-  maybe.  I asked on the drum smoker Facebook group, and responses indicated a high level of drinking to get ready for Monday.  They stated that there's no need to run that hot, and that I shouldn't put full splits in there (no splits seen anywhere in the photos or text).

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  • lousubcap
    lousubcap Posts: 32,568
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    I have an OK Joe Bronco smoker but only the pedestrian not pro size.  I do not use it for any hot cooks (turbo cuts into the adult supervisory beverage time).  I have noticed that the staying power at any cook temperature does not hold up to their advertised duration based on briquettes.   I use briquettes and smoke wood chunks on all cooks.  If you want to up the cook duration at a specific cook temperature I would overload with lump charcoal.  FWIW-
    Louisville; Rolling smoke in the neighbourhood. # 38 for the win.  Life is too short for light/lite beer!  Seems I'm livin in a transitional period.
  • littlerascal56
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    Try try the charcoal logs (B&B or Blues Hog) in it.  They run much hotter, less ash, and last a lot longer than briquettes.