Originally Posted by jmoney7269
If I remember correctly, pbc wants you to use lighter fluid
on the full charcoal basket outside of the pit till it ashes over. Then add the charcoal basket to the barrel and then your meat on hooks. The cold meat and non preheated pit should yield around 280 average. Good thing you went with your gut on this one. Can't wait to see someone do a properly cooked brisket on these things
Not according to the videos you light it in the barrel.