Originally Posted by kenthanson
Get a WSM or a UDS asap. You will make fair food in what you are cooking on now but with headaches and a lot of babysitting. A WSM is almost dummy proof, and super efficient. Or if your are on a budget or a DIY type of guy make a UDS, very similar to a WSM but just uglier. I ran the same unit as you three years before I upgraded and after looking back I wish I would have a lot sooner.
I've spent a lot of time and money modding my COS trying to get it to cook evenly. All I ever did was fight it to keep even temps, and I had to constantly add more fuel for longer cooks.