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Unread 03-30-2013, 09:54 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by Mbrienzo View Post
You may not have started with enough lit coals.

I start with a half chimney and I'm at 275 in 10 minutes. I don't pour the chimney in until all coals are white.

My UDS is the same except for a stack was added. Before I had to run with 1 cap off and valve half open to maintain 275.
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Catch your temps on the way up. If you want to cook at 250 cap 1 at 200 cap 2 at 225 fine tune with the ball valve.

Don't go adj crazy give it time to respond between adj. ( Patience Grasshopper) average response is 15 min.

Be aware there is about a 50 degree difference between the center and the edge of the grate. Keep this in mind when dialing in the cook temp.

It will take a few runs to get the hang of it, but that is some good eats too. I promise you you won't go blind if you play with it on a regular basis but you may need new Trousers
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