I rarely look at the thermometer on my Performer since I typically use it for grilling. I light about a chimney full of charcoal and spread it on half of the grill and use that half for searing and use the other half for indirect cooking. Like the other guys I am ready to cook in about 20 minutes.
"Ron Rico, Boss. You can call me Captain Ron..."
The Naked Fatty!
Cooker to be named later/FEC-100/BWS Party/Memphis Pro SS/PBC/LBGE X 2/SBGE/Mini BGE/Nomad Pellet-matic/Good-One Model 42/WSM X 2/Cookshack Smokette 008/Weber Performer/Saber Cast 500/Weber Gasser (RIP)/Weber Kettle X 2/Weber Smokey Joe/WGA/UDS/Coffee Roasting Gasser