Originally Posted by rockyibt
I had my first smoke yesterday and l will say to just be patient, and remember to check your charcoal pan, I think the chargriller comes with a removable one so should make it easier. I ordered the Maverick ET-73 and highly recommend it, keeps track of grill temp and meat temp.
It does but when you remove it to take out the ashes during a long cook the coals comes out with it unless build a basket to hold your coals while still cooking. I think if you get too much ashes in the firebox, it will restrict the air flow.
UDS, Chargriller Pro (retired), 22.5 Kettle, back yard with friends and family.