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  • KenC52
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    • Pittsburg, Texas
    • Weber Performer, Weber Jumbo Joe, Weber Smokey Joe (which I made into a mini-WSM), Weber Q 120 (which I converted to a portable flat top griddle), Oklahoma Joe offset cabinet smoker, Lodge hibachi, Pitt Boss Tailgater
      Maverick ET 733
      Favorite Cook - Sausage, any kind of sausage!

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    OK here are the results of the new test of Temperature Variations of Bandera with Full Water Pan. My wife noted that the temps "settled down" after about the first hour and that she had noticed that on all the shows of "Man, Fire, Food" as well as Aaron Franklin's videos that they built their fire and THEN went and prepped the meat, giving the cooker time to warm up and settle in. Probe 1 and 2 were above the thermometer in the door and probes 3 and 4 were below it (thus the order).

    Time Probe 1 Probe 2 Door Probe 3 Probe 4
    3:45 PM 109 108 102 181
    3:56 PM 117 107 106 205
    4:00 PM 178 171 150 163 286
    4;15 PM 237 214 190 311 316
    4:30 PM 241 223 200 313 302 Added a hickory log
    4:55 PM 239 239 218 237 235 Added charcoal
    5:15 PM 270 266 262 255 253
    5:30 PM 264 270 262 255 253
    5:45 PM 255 261 240 250 250
    6:00 PM 198 199 198 199 203
    6:15 PM 180 181 180 183 183
    6:30 AM 163 163 165 167 Stirred the charcoal
    6:55 PM 167 171 172 167
    Last edited by KenC52; April 11, 2018, 01:29 PM. Reason: Oops the spreadsheet did not post with the proper spacing

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      Good stuff, KenC52. Thanks for sharing this with us.

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