Originally Posted by woodpelletsmoker
I always think the UDS burning is not correct
Either you waste extra charcoal or the temp. can not rise higher.
Not all fresh air contacts coal, extra air simply bring away heat.
Why do not adopt burning pot design from Ceramic smoker, in which all fresh air is in contact with burning coal. Much less by-pass air colds down the temp. or wastes coal.
Here is my design
Forget about the cast iron smoker.That looks like a money making design.
UPBS(Ugly Plywood Box Smoker), Costco Vision Komado, Weber Smokey Joe Silver(soon to be a mini WSM)