Originally Posted by HeSmellsLikeSmoke
As aawa says, I never have to add fuel in mine. I do use very good quality lump, though. In fact I've never smoked anything, even at hot and fast temperatures, that has used half of a basket.
I've never added Lump during a smoke to my UDS. ( I use Lump )
I do confess that I made a 'Jiggle Rod' to shake ash out of the basket.
A gentle shake and the ashes fall out below my basket.
(5' rod with an 'L' on the Jiggle end, and a loop on the top)