Originally Posted by Wneill20
Sorry for so many questions. How much temp swing due you get when adding a new log, Also is split logs OK or due they need to be whole? Yesterday everything was going smooth at 275 then after two hours into the cook with no changes it decides to take off to 290 is this common?
Should be no temp swing when adding a log. You add when temp starts to drop the it stabilizes. Split logs are perfect, I like about 3-4inches wide and 10-12 inches long. When it jumped to 290, it was the wood turning to coals which are hotter. Just close the exhaust a bit and it will stabilize.