Smoker Mods

6 10, 2012

Smoking Turkey on a Brinkman Water Smoker

By |October 6th, 2012|Equipment, Poultry|7 Comments

Ok.. smoking turkey on a Brinkmann water smoker may not be your thing but for millions of people it is. And probable half of those million have problems maintaining a proper fire and turning out a good piece of meat on that 39 dollar hunk of metal. I have recieved email after [...]

6 10, 2012

How to Modify the Brinkmann "ECB" Smoker

By |October 6th, 2012|Equipment|34 Comments

For any of you who are not familiar with the ECB.. this is a nickname given to the cheap bullet shaped smokers found for 30 to 50 dollars at various department and hardware stores. The one that most folks are familiar with are made by Brinkmann and thus the name is born.. [...]

6 10, 2012

How to Modify the Brinkmann ECB

By |October 6th, 2012|Equipment, Newsletters|2 Comments

Hello and welcome to the July 2008 edition of the Smoking Meat Newsletter. In this months edition we are covering a question that comes up a lot in any given month and that is "How to control the temperature in your ECB smoker". I have complete instructions below that will show you [...]

6 10, 2012

FAQ – Problem Maintaining Heat in Square Brinkmann Smoker with Side Firebox

By |October 6th, 2012|Equipment|0 Comments

These are actual questions I have received from web visitors via email and my answers back to them: Q: Jeff, I have a square  box smoker (Brinkman) with the smoker box on the side. I have a real problem keeping the heat at a constant 225 degrees. It seems like I must keep alot of wood [...]

6 10, 2012

FAQ – How to Convert Brinkmann HD Vertical from Charcoal to Electric or Propane

By |October 6th, 2012|Equipment|0 Comments

Q: Hi...I have a Brinkman vertical HD smoker.  How can I add a propane or electric burner? A: I have included a link to an electric element sold for other brinkmanns but I bet if you are a little creative you can make it work in the vertical HD.. you may even be able to find [...]

1 07, 2004

FAQ – Klose Pit/Offset Smoker Mods

By |July 1st, 2004|Equipment|0 Comments

Q: I recently purchased a Klose pit (first time purchase - figured might as well get something I'd be happy with for a long time).  Anyway, I have characterized the temperature profile with the cooking chamber and the data shows temperature gradients that can exceed 70 degrees F.   My question is if you [...]