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Unread 01-04-2013, 08:04 AM   #9
Zak
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Originally Posted by Qbert60 View Post
Current opening is about 6-8' wide by 3 inches tall. There is about 10 inches between the top of the opening to the cooking surface. I know the Jambo's opening from the firebox to the cooking surface is at grate level. Does that make a big difference?
My pit has an opening 4"x18" that sits about 2 1/2" above the floor of the cooking chamber which was about as low as i could get it. I did have an issue with a hot spot next to the firebox since the heat would immediately rise then work it's way over to the exhaust side. I cure that with a simple baffle bby taking a thin sheet of metal and putting it right over the opening from the firebox to the cooking chamber and that resulted in a difference of 10 across the entire thing, which is close enough. If you want to shoot me a PM i can email you pics of everything.
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