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Unread 08-15-2010, 11:44 PM   #13
JiveTurkey
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Just an update about babysitting a spicewine.... here is a timeline from today

9:00am - lit half a chimney of coals and added about 10lbs of coal to the box (in a U shaped basket). No water.
10:00am - hit 225*
10:30am - hit 250 and it stayed there

12:30pm - called Chris Rocke to ask about vents and airflow since I like to cook at 275
1:00pm - opened the bottom vent about 1/8th inch

I then left for a football game since I coach youth football....

5:00pm - came home and found the spice at 275

It's now almost 10:00pm and it's still at 275, the needle hasn't moved at all and I still have some coals left. So I'm going on 12 hours, 13 if you count the pre-heat, and I still have at least 3 hours left to go before I start to lose temp.

This thing is a fuel camel.
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