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Smoking turkey questions
« on: April 27, 2017, 11:17:37 AM »
Got a twelve pound turkey as a gift so gonna try it in the smoker and since I have never tried this before I have several questions.First is it to big to smoke?What type of wood and how much,smoker temp and internal temp when done and lastly where should I place my temp probe in the bird.Greatly appreciate,thanks.

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Re: Smoking turkey questions
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2017, 01:50:19 PM »
Twelve pounds is fine. I like apple but have used maple or hickory, both to good success. I run at 250 box temp until the bird comes up to about 160 - 165. Use water in a box next to the heat for moisture and put the probe in the breast. The legs will be done by then. Good luck! Post pictures!  8)
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Re: Smoking turkey questions
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2017, 05:12:01 PM »
How much wood?

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Re: Smoking turkey questions
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2017, 05:43:55 PM »
3 to 4 ounces. 

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