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no smoke ring on UDS? and Thin blue smoke.

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    no smoke ring on UDS? and Thin blue smoke.

    I moved up from my el chepo to a UDS. I love the flavor from the UDS, tons of good food coming off of it. And im loving the efficiency of it. I did the Big poppa kit. IM finding it a little hard to get the smoke thin enough for my liking and everything has no ring. Although plenty of smoke flavor. any thoughts?

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    Welcome jrobertson! Have you read the article on smoke ring, what causes it and so forth http://amazingribs.com/tips_and_tech...moke_ring.html ? Check it out. What meat are you using, how do you prepare it before smoking, and is it frozen or fresh?

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      Thanks for the reply. I will re-read that post. i have used frozen and fresh. And typically throw the meat on cold. I have done beef and pork ribs, and butts on the UDS. brisket this weekend.

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        That's surely a puzzler why no smoke ring. Do you dry brine? (salt the meat for 1-2hrs, preferably 12-24hrs before smoking?

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          I don't typically brine the meats i have tried so far on it. On the el cheapo i got the ring. just not on the UDS. of course i have trouble getting the smoke as thin as i would like. i think i need to use less wood.

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