Both of mine are 9" tall by 14" diameter. I have no problem doing 18 hour plus burns on one basket.
Originally Posted by jalon
I got a question...still a new member, so search is limited...How big of a diameter should I make my coal basket? I know I saw some numbers height wise (535 pages is alot to remember where) but right now, with two 12x24 in. pieces of expanded metal bent together in a circle, I've got just over 14" diameter. Is that good, or will that be too hard to control long burns with.
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