wsm 18.5


 
  1. H

    Weekend Haul - 18” WSM & Weber #2726 NIB

    I started Friday off owning two Kettles, Saturday my Mom picked up a used 18” WSM for me that I’ve got to go get from her in a week or two (small towns always seem to have the better deals). Then, I was going to bed Saturday night and saw a Weber Fire Pit posted on OfferUp. I need a fire pit...
  2. J

    WSM - Good Deal but Lid Rusted...Repairable/Warranty?

    https://tampa.craigslist.org/hil/hsh/d/tampa-18-weber-smoker-and-master-forge/7131449294.html\ First I want to thank everyone. I've learned so much by reading the forums and your help has been tremendous. I'm a 2009 Spirit 310 and 2020 Premium Kettle Owner. I've been searching CL for a WSM...
  3. D

    Airburner - HeaterMeter Success!

    Longtime lurker here (this may be my first forum post ever). But I got excited and had to post after finally fixing my temperature problems. The answer, in short - MAKE AN AIR BURNER! I had previously been using a cat dish with a hole drilled in it for a 1 inch pipe and held it to the WSM with...
  4. R

    Catering with Pork Butt - A Noob Question

    Hello all, This is my first post here, and was hoping to get some sage advice. My sister in-law and her fiancee have asked me to cater their wedding in April; they want pulled pork BBQ and the "fixin's." I am trying to figure out how much meat I will need in order to feed 80 guests. I have an...
  5. J

    Whole Hog in a WSM?

    My favorite barbecue is whole hog, but I don't have the room to setup the full brick pit, so I've been toying with the idea of hacking it in my 18.5" WSM. I wont be able to get the full mixture of cuts, but I think that I can achieve similar results with a pork butt, ham, and breast section...
  6. H

    Never Used Stoker II Kit (5 cfm --18" WSM Adapter Probes & Bracket Combo) - $300 Firm

    Never Used Stoker II Kit (5 cfm --18" WSM Adapter Probes & Bracket Combo) - $300 Firm Greetings, BBQ Pitmasters Brothers & Sisters: Selling a Never Used Stoker II Kit (5 cfm --18" WSM Adapter Probes & Bracket Combo) - $300 Firm. Why, you ask? Certainly a fair question. Read on: * Went to...
  7. Ryan.M

    Reheat Baby Back Ribs - Day After ????

    Hey All, I will be going to a July 4th Party and I wanted to make BB Ribs. Can i make them the day before and reheat on a grill ? If so how would i go about doing it or.... should I do something else? I have heard that grilling BB Ribs is hard and they come out chewy, maybe I misheard. Any...
  8. Steve_Williams

    WSM 18" Cover - Where to buy? Is there a generic cover for it? Thanks

    Looking to buy a cover for my smoker. Also are there any alternative ideas for outdoor coverage?
  9. J

    Homemade, “Universal” Auber PID

    I have built a PID controller using an Auber SWA-24X2C, Pt100 probe and a 25A SSR controlling a 6.5 CFM fan, (overkill yes but hear me out) to regulate temperatures for a myriad of applications with only one controller to clutter my shelf. Some application examples of this universal controller...
  10. M

    Traveling with my 18.5" WSM

    With summer just around the corner, I can't wait to sit by the lake enjoying some smoked meat. Unfortunately traveling with my WSM 18" it not the easiest task, especially in a van with a wife, three young children & a dog. I carted it up to my family's vacation home on Crystal Lake in Northern...
  11. S

    1st Cook on a 18.5

    First off, this is a great site. Very Welcoming, I'm glad to be here. Hello from Sacramento I had a 3 rack plan for this past Sunday, but I felt I needed to prime it Saturday Night. So I did the beginner chicken. Whole, Cut in half and smoked for an hour or so. Went great until I lowered the...
  12. Mark Barton

    Fist time suasage making - Polska Kielbasa!

    I recently stumbled upon a recipe for Kielbasa, so I though, "What the heck! It's a great excuse to try out the grinding attachment that came with my KitchenAid mixer." It was also a great excuse to buy the Weber Smoking Rack! The grinder attachment did fine, but was a bit slow. I also...
  13. AlexD

    BeeDoo BeeDoo Smoked Salsa

    Hey fellow smokers! So I have not seen much in the way of smoked veggies or other similar talked here, so I wanted to share my experience with making a smoked salsa. First, why am I making this, well for one, salsa is amazing and two we are having a salsa competition at work today, and I...
  14. AlexD

    Smoke Weekend #5 - Beer Can Chicken

    Hello All! Ok my 5th weekend with the WSM! This weekend was Beer-can-chicken. The day started with a trip to home depot! Plus I got a massive bag of wood for 75% off! Used the McCormick Sweet and Spicy Rub on the Chicken! Next for the Beer! Goodlife Brewing out of Bend, OR. Sweet A's...
  15. AlexD

    Smoke Weekend #3 Salmon

    My third weekend with the WSM! Hi all, so this was my third weekend with the WSM, we went to concert on Saturday so I decided to do a quick cook on Sunday. So I picked up some fresh Atlantic Salmon that was on sale at the local butcher. I followed the Salmon #2 recipe on the TVWB site. I only...
  16. AlexD

    Weekend Smoke #2

    Hi All! Ok so my 2nd weekend with the 18.5 WSM was another success, according to my taste testers. Let me know what you think I had planned on doing chicken on Saturday and a low and slow pork shoulder on Sunday, but a surprise trip out to a friends cabin changed that. First Saturday at the...
  17. J

    Smoke coming through lid

    So I did my first burn in my wsm 22.5 with lump coal and about 5 chunks of pecan & hickory wood. I had some smoke coming out the door which was expected but there was also some smoke coming out of the edges of the lid. Does everyone generally have a airtight seal on the lid or is it normal to...
  18. G

    Hello from Manning Iowa

    After spending most of last summer learning how to smoke on my Weber Kettle, silver, I decided it was time to get a WSM 18.5 and what a smart decision that was. Last weekend I did my first big smoke. I bought 2 8.5 lb bone in Boston butts and a 8lb boneless loin. For the butts I used Chris...
  19. R

    First Boston butt this Saturday

    The local grocer had natural (no additives, enhancers, flavorings, tenderizers, etc...) Boston butts on a two-for-one sale at $2.49/lb. At the equivalent of $1.25/lb, I couldn't pass it up. I bought two 5-pounders for about $12.50. I froze and vacuum-sealed one of them for a later date and...

 

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