Originally Posted by Harbormaster
Sounds to me like your center section is out of round.
Because there is not a rolled lip on the bottom of the center section, it can get squished and it won't fit the charcoal bowl right. Air gets in and makes it difficult to control temps.
Check with a tape or yardstick across the diameter. It should be a consistent measurement.
what's the easiest way to get that mid section back in round? I think I may have that issue as well--just haven't gotten around to checking it.
Matt...Sauk City, WI...WSM 18.5" (DZ)...WGA (A)...22.5" OTG (DZ)...SJG (AD)