U like the ease of reach but hey... think about it... I see guys that use refrigerator magnets over holes and RARELY ever change it. I mean I hate to bring up the PBC again but I was obviously stolen from. I am the arbitor of 275 degrees. The PBC is set it and forget it... and from what I am told it cooks at 275 whether its 70 or 29.
I like the uptakes for two reasons...one, I worry less about draft and I proved that the other day. Two... I like the look.
as you comment on my underlined part, I wonder if you realize its a joke