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Unread 08-19-2012, 09:43 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by chrisnjenn View Post
I used to sort (when I was a new Egger) the large and small lump in my Eggs, but now I just stir the old lump and dump the new lump over that (for long or short cooks--I just did a 21 hour smoke doing it with 30% of the lump left afterwards--I filled the lump to the top of the firebox where the firebox and fire ring meet). Why do more work than necessary? I see no difference at all in air flow, performance or anything. I also don't foil my platesetter or pizza stones. I just scrap it and the rest burns off on the next cook. The Egg basically cleans itself.

Hey, I'm all about less work, maybe before the next long cook I'll give that a shot. I've been using Humphrey's lump lately and the sizes are pretty consistent. I know when I was using Wicked Good, there were a few extra large chunks in there that I might've need to break up.


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