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Old 01-05-2013, 04:21 PM   #4
BBQ Bandit
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Location: Harrisburg, PA

Fire rose too fast.

Have used a smaller pile of coals to start with all vents open.
Once the pit temp approached 175 I shut down 2 vents fully.
My WSM runs 300*(empty water pan) on one vent wide open.

As a result: 2/3rds to 3/4 open on one vent works for me.
Custom Klose Backyard Chef... of Snot, and a 22.5 WSM

Former smokers;
Lang 84 Deluxe kitchen, Lang 60 Mobile - The Damsel II, Lang 48 Patio - The Damsel, Bubba Keg Grill - RIP, Double Barrel Smoker and a BSKD
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