Ash Question

BA_Ga

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Is it normal to have a very fine layer of ash on everything around the inside and outside of my Traeger? I understand about the fan distributing the heat better, but I'm surprised about the ash factor.
 

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Meh, mine's coated when I vacuum it out, I don't lose any sleep over it.
 
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Thanks for your comforting words. I've just been blowing it aside and eating it! :)
 

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I only get a layer of ash mid way into a long cook. For example, I did a brisket Wednesday night. Put it on at 9 PM. Wrapped it in butcher paper at 7 AM next day. It was done at 12:30 and the paper was covered in ash. Just another reason to wrap your brisket. :)

Gonna do chicken skewers tonight, but will vacuum out the 885 first as I don't want my check to taste like ash.
 

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depends on the wind and how much creosote you have coating everything. Need to clean that crap off every now and then. They make a spray.
 

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