Notice on these smokers that there is a second piece of expanded metal on the grate that is placed perpendicular to the primary grate. The 2nd smoker actually has 2 extra pieces of expanded.
Originally Posted by Mahoney86
Thanks for all the tips guys. Judging by your guys picture it looks like your wood breaks down very easily into coals and forms a huge coal bed. I never ever get that.
I attached 2 pictures. First being in my Lang 84 from this weekend and the second picture is from another stick burner, but the picture shows what I end up with in my Lang at about the 2-3 hour mark