Temp control is important. Our WSM "locks in" at 230 with no trouble. The 230 is grate temp with a water pan. Take the pan out and we get it to 275 for chicken.
I've got a brisket on the Bandera now and the temp is ranging between 225-250.
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New Braunfels Bandera - refurbished; Two Big Green Eggs; 6' fire pit; Weber Kettles; Superfast Blue Thermepan