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Old 06-27-2011, 12:17 AM   #8149
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Originally Posted by jgh1204 View Post
If you are going to use chunks, put a few large ones at the top of your chimney. THat way they get to temp a lot quicker and less white smoke.

I've been using 6 chunks...3 buried halfway into the charcoal, and 3 right on top. Should I just put the 3 on top in the chimney and dump them with the rest? It took a long time to burn off the white smoke. I dumped the chimney in right before 6 am and it was almost 7:30 before I was able to put my brisket on.

Also, whenever I open up more intake to raise the temps, I get a lot of white smoke. Is that normal?
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