Mine likes 235-245 I light about 1/2 chimney dig a little hole in center of basket . I got 3-3/4 pipes . I usualy open all 3 til temp. Then have 1 open 1 at 1/2 and it held temp fine .
Smoke on brethern!! / Mini OTS- 22.5 OTS-Rev Flw CB DLX-Brink Smk Kg dlx. (&2 prodj.)