Originally Posted by spider22
I see a lot of UDS posts and most of them have 4 holes drilled for ventilation but have 3 of them capped and one with a valve of some sort to control airflow. Why not just make one hole with a valve or do you take the caps off at first to help it get up to temps?
I have all intakes (2 capped intakes & 1 w/ball valve) open when starting up. If I want higher heat, I'll leave the cap off of one of them and I can still adjust with the ball valve. If I want a lot higher heat I'll have both caps off, and, obviously, both caps on for lower & slower.
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