Originally Posted by Tim Campbell
Sorry, need more info
Lump, 12 lit KBB Briqs on top. I can get it to 275 but it settles at 250. Water pan with foil on the inside and a pizza stone laid inside. I can keep this temp fairly well, It seems everyone else can keep this 250ish with most of their vents closed.
How about experimenting with more lit coals in the beginning? It seems like your coals are not lighting effectively even with your vents wide open.