CI holds and has a more constant heat but ill be hotter over the coals. Indirect cooking is not grilling, grilling is not indirect, cooking direct in close relationship to the coals will burn up a brisket or a butt and give you under-cooked chicken. Think of it as your House stove and Oven while both may have the same temp say 350 the stove burner is an angry 350 while the Oven is a gentle 350.
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