UDS - Exhaust - 8 small holes vs smoke stack
I'm driving myself crazy deciding on exhaust for my up and coming UDS.
I have a flat lid with no 2 inch bung hole. It's just flat.
Choice 1 - drill 8 1/2" holes evenly spaced around the flat lid. KISS
(pros - don't have to buy anything else, supposed lack of 'cold spots'; cons - I have to use foil or marbles to put out the fire (I'm not doing 8 nipples on top))
Choice 2 - Drill a 2" hole and then find a smoke stack.
(pros - awesome looking; cons - I'll have to buy a 2" hole saw and somehow have to figure out what to use as an exhaust pipe).
What do you guys think? Last night I spent hours reading through the UDS threads and using the search feature below and basically I learned that I'm thinking about this too much! :-)
However, I'd hate to have temperature control issues b/c of my exhaust choice.
Weber Performer, 18.5" WSM, UDS.