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Old 04-16-2012, 03:32 PM   #8
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Join Date: 09-07-10
Location: Chicago, IL - West burbs

Big Mista or Big Brother Smoker posted once about using flat piece of plywood for a lid. Worked for him without any crazy rub down. Maybe someone can find it.

I find it slightly odd that you have to keep all three bottom vents open to sustain temps. That is odd. In this case, I don't worry too much about a slightly leaky lid. Usually the leaks are more a problem with keeping temps down. It might have more to do with not lighting enough charcoal at the start.

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