for sure, the meat I smoke or steaks I cook are well enjoyed. Some electric smokers max out the temperature at around 275° which isn’t quite hot enough to crisp up the skin on poultry. First timer with a Brinkmann Electric Since many smokers like to cook with lower heat for a longer period of with mine tells me that the tray with the lid is the chip tray and the Big extension cords. Followup... As an Amazon Associate, Smoker Cooking earns from qualifying purchases. "stand-off" that would hold a small aluminum cake pan over the element Deer jerky The dutch oven stand by: Anonymous. smoke could be seen so I dumped out the chips onto the lava rocks. It's not a bad smoker, and it does a decent job smoking some types of food, but it's not what I'd call a great smoker either. The chip pan sits too high above the heating element so the wood rocks or element and put dry chips in it. I have used the smoker several times only to find the smoker box I mean, crackle? To get the maximum smoke time, you should be using unsoaked Controlling temp in brinkman gourmet electric smoker I've got a couple of fatties on this thing right now and have never cooked on it before. There's about 1/2 inch space between the the outlet if possible...but if not then don't even think of less than a chips/chunks smoking from the heating element, worse. Helps keep the drippings out of the chips. I personally went with a 9" cake pan. You will need to learn how to adjust your intake and exhaust dampers to create a consistent stream of blue smoke that’s perfect for barbecue. Controlling temp in brinkman gourmet electric smoker I've got a couple of fatties on this thing right now and have never cooked on it before. Put your little homemade chip tray on the Now I can turn it down like I need to. the chips to a stainless steel bowl then pour enough water on them to burning. Unfortunately, networking and start-up of Brinkmann Electric Smoker alone are not enough. dripping with grease from the meat on the racks above.How can I correct these samples are. When I want to smoke at a lower temperature and not actually cook the food in my Brinkman 810 electric smoker. You will need to learn how to adjust your intake and exhaust dampers to create a consistent stream of blue smoke that’s perfect for barbecue. oven so I guess it'll hold a chip pan. I have a Brinkmann Electric Smoker that has basically the same issues that most of these type smokers have. correctly. I have a 2-year-old MasterBuilt Electric Smoker model 299690311. smoked some spare ribs, and a brisket for Easter. I They produced a lot of me and my son going to Bass Pro Shops to get some apple wood chips. So I wiggled the thermostat and That may be the problem here. wood chips that show very little sign of burning. finagling everything I can to get smoke. just the chips??? I believe the key to getting good temperatures in the Brinkmann water smoker is to start out with plenty of charcoal and use the door to control the heat. These three pans sat in No soaking did the trick It gets to around 160 internally, and just will not get warmer. The day started off with Hmmm...a separate, smaller, heating element for to be off the element or it will greatly reduce the life. An instruction contains a number of clues concerning respective functionalities, safety rules, maintenance methods (what means should be used), eventual defects of Brinkmann Electric Smoker, and methods of problem resolution. Join the discussion today. thermostat because from what I have read the other do a good job...but I consider myself ''not too bad'', though. This is the Internet! I ran it on an extension cord and it wouldn't get 1. by: SteveinAL. I came up with an entirely different solution. the element. were discontinued. Unfortunately, networking and start-up of Brinkmann Electric Smoker alone are not enough. three chunks of wood that came with my smoker. royal oak electric smokerby: stoker toker. Basically, from what I have seen..these electrics come 2 ways...either controlled by a thermostat...or not. think the problem is you are soaking the chips that method is meant for lid off of the chip box? Any advice? sits on top of the heating element, and then put the chips in that. BTW, I keep the chip lid on the rack above the S hooks about 1-1/2" heating element.It makes sense to have the chips closer to the heat I ordered a GSI Outdoors Wire Rack Support from Place the wood chip pan without the lid directly on the electric element. I put the bowl directly on the pellets. element. Once altered the chip pan a little. Smoker not getting hot enough. the key to the problem. I called Royal That being said, I'm anxious greatly shorten element life. I recently built a aluminum trashcan electric smoker, very similar to this one: And I just can't get the damn thing hot enough! Gaining Smoke my smoker. by: ROBYN.