Originally Posted by Downtown Smokeout
Grease, lard, Crisco, doesn't matter. Just don't use motor oil. As far as the chimney, congrats on the purchase but don't load that thing up to start a UDS. You need 8-12 briqs lit. That's it. If you throw a whole lit chimney on top of your basket you'll never get the temp down low enough.
TY for the tip, I'll use 10 briqs :) Regarding the lard and such do you guys spread it on the outside, grates and firebox?