Nothing wrong with tossing the rub on right before cooking. Lots of us do it.
Nice looking cooker. You are going to be happy with it.
Modded Brinkmann Gourmet. Basic UDS. Rescued 22.5" OTS. SJS Mini-WSM. Stubbs. B&B Oak Lump.
Cannondale 2009 F8 (for burning off all the great BBQ)