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Unread 12-27-2009, 09:37 AM   #3
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I agree with RonL.
Also, when firing up a WSM you want to catch the temp before it gets to your target. If I plan on cooking at 250, start closing vents at 200.

Another thing, I have a heckuva time ever getting my WSMs much over 300. I have to really want a hot WSM. In other words, mine don't get there without help. How accurate is the stock thermometer? Did you verify temps with a different thermo?

Just some things to consider.
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