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Old 11-13-2012, 07:27 PM   #1
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Default 4 Turkeys WILL fit on the WSM

Turkeys were on sale for $4.88 so naturally I bought 6. We ground 2 and smoked 4 plus the wings of the other two birds. I couldn't find an answer to how many would fit on the 22.5 WSM before trying, so hopefully someone can use this as a reference for the size of this smoker if they are thinking of trying something similar.

The birds are between 14 - 15 lbs. We used 4 different rubs and methods as a test smoke for thanksgiving. Shredded everything and vacuum-sealed for sandwiches. Made a smoked gumbo with the carcasses which was bomb too.

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Old 11-13-2012, 11:56 PM   #2
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That there is a bit of alright. Good looking birds.

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Old 11-14-2012, 12:37 AM   #3
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Good to know, I have the same Wsm

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Old 11-15-2012, 11:53 PM   #4
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I will be throwing 3 birds in my smoker for thanksgiving myself. Picked them up last night, will be brining them sunday evening.

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