Brian, I put about 810 lbs of charcoal/lump and a few splits of whatever wood I have, then start about half chimney of charcoal and put it on top in the middle of the unlit. I get 8-10 hours this way. Bigmista is the master of the UDS. Check out some of his threads. I can get long, and I mean long burns, with more charcoal and shake or stir the basket from time to time. You will be really happy with the quality of Q this thing produces. The juices fall into the coal and burst smoke flavor all around...YUM YUM YUM!!!!!
my avatar swiped fatties from the plate....look how sorry he is.
NB Bandera with mods
Weber 22 .5" x 2, 26.75" x 1
UDS x 3
Created "The Great Spam Revelation of 2011."
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