Welcome to the world of no stress smoking. I too started out with an ECB. Not knocking them but they take more work than a stick burner to hold even temp. My WSM made BBQ fun again.
Weber WSM, Weber GA, Weber Spirit S-320
Charbroil Oilless Turkey Fryer
Wife LuzziAnn 1956 model.
Maverick ET-732, Superfast LSU Purple Thermapen, Party Q