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Old 08-30-2011, 08:36 PM   #1
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Default I seem to be chasing the temp cooking now

can you help I chasing the temp don't know what to adjust top or bottom on the big green egg doing a Boston butt right now temp is at 220 to 250 trying to dial it in I have put it out once all ready and temp drooped to 150 by accident what vent should i concentrate on
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Old 08-30-2011, 08:40 PM   #2
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I leave the top daisy wheel fully open and use the bottom slide vent. For low and slow it is open no more than the thickness of a nickel.
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Old 08-30-2011, 09:06 PM   #3
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I have been using the daisy wheel on top also, so open that and adjust with the bottom vent
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Old 08-31-2011, 06:54 AM   #4
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bingo It seems to be working, and it smells great
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