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Old 04-16-2012, 04:54 PM   #1
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Every time I fire up the 22 1/2" wsm it hacks me off.
In the past it's been cool and had trouble reaching 250*, so we cut it slack. Today it's 80* and the top temp reached was 240*, eating through 16#'s charcoal in 5 hours. It's sitting there with a pork butt temp stalled at 165* while the cooker struggles along at 233*.
I can't use this damned thing anymore. Cooking is supposed to be fun. If I wanted to get pissed I'd play golf.
I'm done with it.
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Old 04-16-2012, 05:32 PM   #2
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my address is.......... It is frustrating to cook on bad equipment.
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Old 04-16-2012, 06:04 PM   #3
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I'm no expert here but it sounds more like the nut behind the wheel here or some shitty charcoal.
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Old 04-16-2012, 06:10 PM   #4
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Are you using the water pan ?
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Old 04-16-2012, 06:15 PM   #5
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Are you using the water pan ?
Filled with water? Yup, that was my first question.

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Old 04-17-2012, 10:10 AM   #6
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Re: Crappy Weber

Yup. Water in the pan.
At 170* internal, I gave up and turkey bagged the butt with honey-apple juice-rub, and finished it in the kitchen oven.
I have to try the 18" model. That's what they made their rep on, so it has to be better than the 22.5 tub of crap.
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Old 04-17-2012, 03:56 PM   #7
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Yup. Water in the pan.
At 170* internal, I gave up and turkey bagged the butt with honey-apple juice-rub, and finished it in the kitchen oven.
I have to try the 18" model. That's what they made their rep on, so it has to be better than the 22.5 tub of crap.
I'll give you $100 for your 22".PM me
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Old 04-17-2012, 04:41 PM   #8
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Rag,

Your WSM is trying to do right by you. It takes a lot of energy and fuel to keep all that water hot. Especially in a 22

I use sand in my 18. Some people use a clay dish, some use foil balls. In my UDS, I use nothing at all.

The problem is water in the pan.

You should try it once before sell to
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Old 04-17-2012, 05:12 PM   #9
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Rag just ignore him. $100 is calling your name


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Old 04-17-2012, 07:34 PM   #10
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I been telling yall for years they are ECB's with a fancy paint job.
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