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    New Smoker from North Carolina, voted one of the two best Carolinas

    Hi from the Piedmont region of NC. Been a backyard griller for years and now am getting into smoking with an 18.5 WSM smoker. Learning the ins and outs of it, been watching a lot of YouTube videos. Just bought the Meathead book and think it is fantastic! I'd like to smoke a turkey on it and want to practice over the next couple of weekends. I am wondering how people setup their WSM to capture the juices like in the book. Can folks shed some light on that for me?

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    Welcome from supposedly sunny Florida.

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      Welcome to The Pit.

      Sorry, but I don't have a WSM, so I can't help.

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        Welcome from the California Delta. Don't own a WSM. But I'm sure someone will be along soon who does.

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          Welcome from Western Massachusetts.

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            Welcome fellow North Carolinian! I have a WSM and have smoked my share of turkeys on it. The way I set it up is by putting a large roasting pan on top of the lower grate, directly under the bird. Keep your water pan in place under the grate but line it with 2 layers of HD Reynolds wrap aluminum foil and leave it empty. You don't want to use water because it will keep the skin from getting crispy. There you have it, that's my set-up!

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              +1 👆 I have a WSM also. And welcome to The Pit, we’re glad to have ya.
              Last edited by Panhead John; October 28, 2021, 04:23 PM.

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            Welcome from Maryland

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              Greetings and welcome from North Carolina, neighbor!

              Do your trials with large chickens. Similar results and way cheaper test subjects. Just did a 8lb chicken on the kettle with great results. Just 2 cents.

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                Welcome from southern Tennessee!

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                  Welcome from Charlotte

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                    Welcome from Chicagoland!

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                      Welcome to the Pit from Dallas, Texas!

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                        Welcome from Tennessee!

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                            Howdy from Kansas Territory, Welcome to Th Pit!

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