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Old 09-01-2008, 10:39 AM   #1552
Bbq Bubba
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Originally Posted by jed View Post
I cut the bottom out of a empty coffee can & set down in the middle of my fire basket & put charcoal around the coffee can, I then light about a half chimney of coals. When they get ready ,I pour the lit coals in the coffee can & lift the coffee can out & then set the basket inside my drum. I have been thinking about getting a piece of stovepipe & that way I can pour the lit coals in with the basket already in the UDS & just pull the stovepipe out. I think this would be easier & safer.

I try to make a well in the middle to get instant air to the coals.Seems it doesn't make a difference.
Just dump the hot coals on top of the charcoal, you'll be fine.
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