Originally Posted by CarlBQ
Just now getting started on learning my UDS (Big Poppa kit).
What is the benefit of the diffuser?
I cooked my first brisket (about 13lbs untrimmed) on it this weekend without a diffuser, or water pan.
Went around 275-325 for about 8 hours or so, fat cap down the whole way. Never wrapped either.:
It was pretty good, but I figure if it can always be better
I would't change a thing that looks amazing.