Originally Posted by ytsejam
on mines, i have a lot of gaps around the lid, and when the wind isn't blowing, smoke comes out of the gaps, but when the wind is blowing, i am pretty sure it is forcing itself into the gaps and into the drum. I had a lot of trouble keeping a low temp while the wind was blowing the other day. I need to seal it up better.
My lid leaks around the outside a bit too. I did my first cook today and it went well. The wind was still blowing pretty good though. My UDS has 8 holes in the lid (1/2" dia). What I did was cover half of them with magnets. I had no issue keeping the temp @ 225.