View Single Post
Unread 06-21-2011, 12:44 AM   #10
is One Chatty Farker

caliking's Avatar
Join Date: 01-13-10
Location: Houston, TX
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0

I have my ball valve up high like you do (fat and lazy mod) and do not have issues with the fire dying. As someone suggested above maybe you do not have enough of the top vent open. I usually start capping my intakes on the way up and the temp usually settles around 250 with the ball valve half or 3/4 open. The advice to wait a little before making more adjustments is invaluable.
EZ wood handled 3 wheeler | OTS | OTS mod to OTG | Ladybug SS Performer | UglyDrumTandoor | UDS v1 | midi UDS with red nipples | SJG smoker mod | Simpsons SJS | Simpsons OTG | WGA charcoal | SJP | Stacked brick WFO | Lodge Logic Sportsman's Grill cast iron hibachi/sigri | LBGE | sbge | mini bge
caliking is offline   Reply With Quote