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Unread 04-29-2013, 04:19 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by WineMaster View Post
I am sure you'll do much better with Charcoal vs Lump. Once you get to temp with the coal, I like to close the draft on the fan at least to close it one line. Also, you dont have to fill it with briquettes. A little goes a long way with these cookers.
Thanks Dan, are you saying that you run it at 3/4 open or 1/4 open once you get up to temp?

Also, do you start with room temp water, hot tap water or boiling water?

Josh printed out a manual for me and emphasized to not start out with much more than 1/4 of a chimney of charcoal!

I am sure I should have started by doing a burn exactly as Josh recommends but I was to excited to see how lump would react!
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