I'm sure Dave will find the problem for me.
I did go back and reread parts of the Kutas book. From what I read it seems I was at to high of a temp and I think I might not have let the casings dry long enough in the smoker before raising the temps.
Something else I learned was the amount of time for blooming. I didn't know you could do this for 2 or 3 hrs. before refrigerating. I only let them bloom for about 45 min. It was late.
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