Page created - August 11, 2020. If you hit two pieces of wood together and it sounds like you are at a ball game, it should be good to go. The difference is that the heat and smoke are drawn through the cooking chamber indirectly. I am hoping to get a Cheyenne this Spring. “I have a Yoder Loaded Wichita. You could also get by with just one in a Wichita too. Experience the aroma of sweet wood smoke and the crackling of a fire before tasting tender, perfectly smoked meats and vegetables. Thank you! Thanks, Martin. Join Facebook to connect with Cheyenne Yoder and others you may know. We followed the video, but could not produce clean smoke. I'll offer my thoughts and what I would try next, Starcity. It was a 90 degree, moderately humid day. Once you learn how to keep the fire burning cleanly (see tips below), you can close the stack damper up to 1/3 of the way to keep some heat in that side of the cook chamber to even out the temps some. I'm going to apply this fire management to my Pitmaker Safe and see how it works. Discuss, share information, ask questions, and show off your expertise on Yoder Stick Burners. Again, incomplete combustion and a dirty fire will make this result. Is the wood well seasoned? I used a Kingman in that video so it needed the extra charcoal. Once you learn how to keep the fire burning cleanly (see tips below), you can close the stack damper up to 1/3 of the way to keep some heat in that side of the cook chamber to even out the temps some. It will just turn to ash. Any thoughts on what went wrong; any suggestions for getting a different result?Thanks. I have purchased the Yoder Log Starter and let me tell you, much much better in my opinion, I get fire going (started with logs) and ad a split or so every 45-1 hour depending on what I am trying to do. Because the air movement is slow and deliberate the small temperature difference will have little if any effect on the quality of the food. Less heat will escape and therefore less swing. I brine turkey so it won't dry out, even with leftovers for your turkey sandwich. Yoder Smokers has developed a reputation of building some of the best smokers in the industry, all handcrafted in America. Bulletproof build quality with all welded construction. Because the air movement is slow and deliberate the small temperature difference will have little if any effect on the quality of the food. The Yoder Smokers Heat Management Plate for your offset smoker is designed to drop directly into your pit just below the main cooking grate. We started with two chimneys of lump charcoal (from Fresh Market). many thanks Martin. Some of it will just take learning and experience. I used a Kingman in that video so it needed the extra charcoal. Your answer is the Yoder Smokers Cheyenne wood offset smoker. When you add the split to the fire, give it time to fully flame up before you close the door back up, then monitor the cooker for a few minutes after. This is "Yoder Fire Management" by Yoder Kirby on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. 13lb is right in the range I cook. BBQ grills, accessories, patio furniture, spices and more. I will use less fuel and have more air in the intake. We took delivery of our Loaded Wichita last week. In fact I found that loading it with 3/4 full of chimney worked best for me but it might vary depending on the wood you will use afterwards. To maximize your cooking experience. "The Cheyenne is the entry into Yoder's stick burners. Laramie County Fire District #4. One of our guests described the ribs as tasting like a campfire. Oak can take 2-3 years to season properly. This is "Yoder Fire Management" by Yoder Kirby on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. The heat management plate is a must in these units." Another thing to do is if it is windy, I'd heat the pit up 50 degrees or so above your cooking temp and let it sit there for an hour or two first so the steel is evenly heated and will help the swings be less of an issue. These competition level stick smokers are legendary for their quality with the best warranty in the industry. I have a similar pit and I do add charcoal, about two handfulls at a time when needed and also about one stick of wood about every half hour. Yoder smoker Cheyenne 16" Tehnične specifikacije: Konstrukcija: 4,8 mm debelo železo Velikost: 172 x 78 x 122 cm (vključno z zunanjo poličko) Celotna površina za peko (indirektni del za dimljenje): 85 x 38 cm Direktna površina za žar (desni del smokerja): 35 x 38 … However if that coal bed does get too small that it's hard to maintain a fire, then adding a little lit charcoal will have you back on your way. "The Cheyenne is a great cooker, but the smaller offsets have more of a learning curve to get dialed in. Goshen County Emergency Management. I do not like the brownish smoke that it produces, but this is just a personal choice.The wood needs to be dry, or "seasoned". Yoder_Kirby wrote:Here is a quick, little video I made to show some basic fire management in a Yoder offset wood smoker. A lot of my birds have to make a 45 minute trip though (since I'm usually asked to bring the bird to a family event), so I will wrap it in foil and a towel then put in a warm cooler and then go. You talk about jacked up; I have not been this excited since my children were born.I had watched the video twice and did the following. The Loaded Wichita offset smoker adds our three most popular options: cooking door counterweight, heat management plate & 2nd level slide-out shelf. The HMP will take the direct heat away from the firebox opening, but it will still run hotter than the stack side. To keep juices for gravy, elevate the bird on a rack or two depending on its size and place a pan underneath. Is this what you meant?5. See actions taken by the people who manage and post content. People . I've seen the videos where both sides are close to even, but I think they have the models with the HMP and damper inside the cooking chamber, or they're using magic. Yoder is revered by competition cooks for well-designed, high end offset smokers and grills. Yoder Smokers 16" Cheyenne Offset Smoker Standard Features. I hope it helps. Move on from simple grilling to the world of low&slow barbecue with this authentic Texas-style smoker. The rest is very important to get a good final result. Again, incomplete combustion and a dirty fire will make this result. The Loaded Wichita boasts over 1600 square inches of total cooking surface. Great tips,thanks every one,I really surprised to see so much cooking with charchol I thought it was all about the wood-You mentioned that you cooked around 280 degrees,so how long would you cook a 13 pound turkey? Forgot account? The Loaded Wichita offset smoker adds our three most popular options: cooking door counterweight, heat management plate & 2nd level slide-out shelf. It was a very windy day as well… and I am assuming that played a key role in this as well. I kicked up my Cheyenne twice this weekend for my first two cooks. There was smoke leakage from the left side of the cooker.5. As mentioned before, if you look at how your HMP fits in up under the lip by the fire box, there are open spots on either side, some have mentioned filling those up with heavy foil to force all the heat under the plate. This provides the bottom up cooking experience. Torrington Police Department. I would just use one for a Cheyenne. I make it a rule to not invite guests over until I know how a pit works. I've even gone as far as placed metal trash can or some sort of object a few feet away from the firebox intake to help divert some of the wind away from the intake after I have rotated the pit. As mentioned before, if you look at how your HMP fits in up under the lip by the fire box, there are open spots on either side, some have mentioned filling those up with heavy foil to force all the heat under the plate. The heat management plate reduces this affect and evens out temps across the pit. Good question. However, experience with the pit and learning a technique and save pit placement that works for you will be the biggest key to reducing the swings to a little more than a normal stickburner temp swing. The Loaded Wichita boasts over 1600 square inches of total cooking surface. I learned in a cheap model that was a real challenge, so you are at an advantage that you are cooking on a quality pit. 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