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cb4004 04-16-2013 08:05 PM

Help with my Mini UDS
 
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Not getting clean burns with my mini, this is the charcoal basket the next day. Itís choking its self out the ash is clogging my air in. anyone dealt with this? Do I need to add another dampener?

Bludawg 04-16-2013 08:13 PM

Buy a Small SS pet food bowl Drill 6 1/2' holes around the circumference close to the bottom and drill about a dzn 1/4" holes in the bottom. put the dish over the intake sit the basket on top. I helps to use lump also Less ash.

Carbon 04-16-2013 08:15 PM

Cover the vent holes with a 4" diameter tin can with holes punched out at the sides.

chriscw81 04-16-2013 08:42 PM

BD speaks the truth........

peaspurple 04-16-2013 09:24 PM

you can use a large chicken or tuna can, use a church key along the top and your good to go. put it over the bottom vent and BAM!! found this pick from another brethren.


http://i1072.photobucket.com/albums/...n44/canmod.jpg

Carbon 04-17-2013 10:05 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Carbon (Post 2450471)
Cover the vent holes with a 4" diameter tin can with holes punched out at the sides.

Like this. I cut this out from the large 80oz can of Bush's Beans.

http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c3...ps6dfd9f7a.jpg

aawa 04-17-2013 10:19 AM

I use the same mod as above. I took a can and punched holes around the bottom with a church key. The ash will build up along the sides of the can but won't block the air flow.


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