That is one lesson I see that needs to be learned by many "Cook where the pit wants to Run"
On a side note About the CG I have no problem maintaining 300, my advice Loose the charcoal basket and burn sticks. if the basket is too big your restricting the air flow and that kill s the temps. Small clean fire mo betta
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