Tri tip with two smoke tubes and P7 setting on my 820 Pro.

Dan-H

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Trying to get some more smoke into tri tip.

Running two tubes with hickory.

820 pro using a mix of mesquite and hickory on smoke P7 setting.

Grate temp is about 170F.

I plan to slow smoke until 120F internal then wrap and finish on a friend's gas grill later this evening.

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I tossed some trimmings on the griddle.

I use a griddle as a heat shield over the burner.
 

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Trying to get some more smoke into tri tip.
Did you end up with the smoke flavors you were looking for? On my recent turkey breast I did double smoke tubes of apple or cherry, i can't remember.. it seemed lighter than I wanted.

Next time I double up ill use hickory all the way around - including in the hopper.
 

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It only had 90 mins smoking. I should have started it an hour earlier. I got a little later start than hoped for, and an earlier dinner than I thought initially, so they were pulled off at 107F not 120F as I normally do.

They were good. Not over smoked.

Sorry I didn't take any pics sliced or plated.
 

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And I only reverse seared half, the larger half, and it was still rare.

The half in the glass pan is for tri tip tacos so it was left really rare.
 
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