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Old 03-31-2013, 09:39 PM   #16
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Old 03-31-2013, 09:52 PM   #17
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If i am grilling direct or indirect all vents open 100% no need to control temps when grilling.
If i am using the kettle to smoke then i have the bottom vent open about 1/8"-1/4", i then use to top vent to dial temps to desired temp. There really is no rite or wrong way if you know what you are doing.
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On my OTG, I keep the top vent fully open (unless I have a high temperature problem) and control the temperature with the bottom.
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Old 04-07-2013, 09:40 AM   #19
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Wonder if this "expert" thinks the gas pedal in his car is connected to the exhaust pipe? Makes more sense to limit the incoming air than to limit the outgoing?
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