I have a pitmaker BBQ Safe. I always fill the water pan all the way up, fill the cahrcoal basket level with RO right out of the chimney, and throw a few sticks of seasoned post oak limbs on top of the coals. The limbs I use are about 1.5' long and about 2-3" in diameter bark on. It'll run around 250 to 275. I add more limbs every few hours. You cant beat that Texas oak flavor. Best of both worlds. Flavor of a stickburner, and the ease of a vault/safe.
16' Homemade comp trailer, Pitmaker BBQ Safe, Homemade offset patio smoker, 22" Weber Kettle, Proud owner of the ugliest UDS Ever aka. Frank.