Originally Posted by BBQchef33
i put an old 2" strap across the top of mine.(like a ratchet strap, but no ratchet). When im done, I put the rebar into the barrel and slide the strap up to cover the holes and the bottom vent gets closed with a magnet.
The charcoal basket has a handle, you can also just take out the basket and dump it.
All good ideas on the PBC shut down. I pondered shut down ideas but instead am experimenting with using way less fuel due to how efficiently it cooks. I've gotten 7-8 hours of solid temp out of 1/2 basket and 12 lit.