Originally Posted by BBQ_MAFIA
Stick Burners can turn out great product but you need to baby sit them closely. If you only burn sticks
the fire box will need to be fed every half hour or so and you will need to work the vents to insure you have a
stable temp in the cooker. This can take a lot of practice to get right.
Maybe I've practiced enough to get it right, or maybe it is because of the smaller chamber of my LANG (36"), but once I've got some good coals in there, I can load up the firebox and close down the vents and keep my temp at 275 for well over 2 hours.
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