^^^I normally try to run with exhaust all the open all the time, and intake is almost always all the way open as well. I'll leave the firebox door open right after adding a split and it gets nice & ignited.
BTW how awesome is stickburning? When I have the time, it is absolutely my favorite method of smoking.
50" Klose BYC, 22.5 WSM, Backwoods Chubby, UDS, 26" & 22.5" Weber Kettles, Jumbo Joe, WGA, WSJ/MUDS, Jumbo Old Smokey, a piece of expanded metal I throw over the fire pit sometimes, Stealthy Black & Vol Orange
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Former outlaw MOINK baller, now IMBAS Certified, but still lookin' over my shoulder.
"Relax, it's only BBQ.
" - Bigmista, 2013
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