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Unread 11-09-2013, 02:29 PM   #37
dinosdeuce
Got Wood.
 
Join Date: 09-21-13
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Got the diffuser in. It is two 1/4 x 18" plates welded together. I am doing my initial trail right now. Placed a 13lb bag of charcoal in the basket along with some left over hickey chips, lit a chimney and started. Placed the chimney in the basket at 0830. It took 45 minutes to hit 242F with the vents 1/2 open. Then closed them to less than a 1/4. Need to close them down sooner. At that setting it hit 282F at the 2:45 mark.

Here are pictures of the charcaol basket and the inside with racks. I did not put water in the pan. Might next time, haven't made up my mind yet.

Thanks

Dino
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