I am totally in love with my UDS that I built this past spring. Using it and my Maverick thermometer, I am able to smoke delicious meats with a minimum of effort. With my offset, I was checking and adjusting the vents all at least hourly. My UDS is almost set it and forget it.
SNPP w/ mods, Patio Master(30 years old), Kettle Grill, Copper Penny UDS, and Maverick 73 thermo.
Youth and enthusiasm are easily overcome by old age and treachery.