Thanks for the tips everyone...I just stirred the coals (probably going to need to add some lump since it's breezy today and I'm starting to bleed degrees.
Color is starting to look good so I'll wrap it in a bit and let it ride!
I'll do my best to post up the results.
Proud owner of:
22.5 OTS, 22.5 WSM, SJG (and soon to have the tamale pot mini-WSM conversion built)
Stealth gray Thermopen