Agree with the above advice - the slabs have got to go... away from your firebox.
Properly dried wood splits will give you a big difference with flavor and the return to the desirable Thin Blue Smoke by maintaining a small and hot burning fire. There are also videos available on Ben Lang's site, too.
Note that he uses splits on the smaller 36 model, too.
Bacon should be capitalized as a pronoun for pork!
Lang 84 Deluxe Kitchen known as "The Glamazon"
Custom Klose Backyard Chef... of Snot, 22.5 WSM
Lang 60 Mobile - The Damsel II, Lang 48 Patio - The Damsel, and Bubba Keg Grill - RIP, and a BSKD
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