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    Inaugural Smoke on Hasty Bake

    First smoke on the Hasty-Bake. Ribs smoked with post-oak chunks dusted with Meat Mitch Nakes Seas'ning. Threw some brats on the top rack thinking they'd take a while to smoke. Pit hovered around 200 indicated on the dial for the first 30 minute of the smoke. I haven't set up my remote thermometer yet. I guess I started the cook too quickly. I didn’t quite have two fist size of coals burning when I shut the door to start the cook. We'll maybe I did depending on the size of said fist. I probably had a handful going in the corner. Seems like the top rack cooks fast. I have the charcoal tray cranked up to the Bake position. For reference. Temps climbed up to 225 after about an hour after I closed the door, loaded the pit and closed the lid. It took about 30 minutes to get the charcoal going good enough to shut the door and the vent.
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    In my experience, the hood thermometer runs 30-40 degrees lower than the temp at the grate. You are probably somewhere around 250-260 at the grate …. Perfect temp, to me. The top rack can get pretty warm because of the convection effect of the HB. I cook sausage up there in 30-40 minutes, usually.

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      #3
      Hasty Bake is not fake, you may grill a steak, medium rare is what I take, and for dessert bake a cake, for goodness sake.

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      • CaptainMike
        CaptainMike commented
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        Someone needs to throw down a beat for this man! BOOM! and pbr, too

      • Steve R.
        Steve R. commented
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        Maybe an upright bass and snare drum, CaptainMike? 😄

      • DeusDingo
        DeusDingo commented
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        did you lose a bet or something?

      #4
      Oooo, so nice and shinny! I see the red kettle giving the HB the hairy eyeball in the backyard.

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        #5
        For the first cook on a new smoker, I'd say you did pretty darned good. It's only going to get better from here.

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          #6
          Originally posted by HawkerXP View Post
          Oooo, so nice and shinny! I see the red kettle giving the HB the hairy eyeball in the backyard.
          The Hasty-Bake was parked in front of the Grilla Silverbac. There's a mad grilla also in the yard. Haha.

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            #7
            Looks great!

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              #8
              I realized why some were commenting on how shiny it was. Because it ain't no more. Haha.

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              • ecowper
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                I remember when mine was that shiny :-)

              #9
              Winner, winner, Wib dinner! Nuthin like Wibs as a breakin!

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              • bbqLuv
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                "winner, Wib dinner!", and don't for d'Bib.

              #10
              Gasket on the door changes everything, simple mod that gives us so much more contol

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              • ecowper
                ecowper commented
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                That is so true! I wish HB would just do it at the factory.

              • 70monte
                70monte commented
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                I also agree. Putting gaskets on my Legacy 131 totally changed how it cooked.

              #11
              Beautiful cooker!!

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                #12
                A HB 356 is currently an ongoin topic of MCS Debate here at home...

                I jus don't wanna do nuthin on th rebound, an regret it...

                So, I'm hangin back even though I find myself frequently missin that adjustable rack...

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                • ecowper
                  ecowper commented
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                  Mr. Bones I may just haf ta cowboy up

                • Oak Smoke
                  Oak Smoke commented
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                  You just never know when MCS will rear its ugly head. I admire that you can set back and figure on it. Last thing you need is buyers remorse. I was pretty sure I had out grown MCS until i was sitting here the other day and found myself reading about a PK360, then i found myself pricing one on line. I may need to call on the brothers and sisters here to talk me out of that one.

                • Mr. Bones
                  Mr. Bones commented
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                  Oak Smoke Happens to Us All, I'd havedta Reckon, Brother...

                  Be Strong!!!

                  Mighta Happened, Here, Uh Time, Or Two....LOL!!!
                  Last edited by Mr. Bones; August 10, 2021, 10:09 PM.

                #13
                Nice work. Looks like you will have the last inaugural cook on that model for some time.

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                  #14
                  Yeah, these are sweet rigs.

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