Originally Posted by The Pigman
Why not a S shape ...more coals longer burn
I think I heard it mentioned with this cooker it isn't ideal to end up in a scenario where you have air directly blowing onto the coals. With the Horse Shoe setup you end up with a void in the middle that the air is being blown into.
Maybe Dan can chime in here as I know he has more experience with both versions of the MJH.