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Unread 01-27-2013, 11:45 AM   #1
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How long does it usually take the UDS to get to temp (225-250) with a about 10-15lbs of charcoal? I don't have a good thermometer set up yet so hence the question. Any help would be good, and btw it's Kingsford charcoal if that makes any difference.
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The two I have take about 20 minutes.
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Getting up to temp is one thing, getting good smoke takes a bit longer for me. I usually allow an hour to get it all settled in before I put the meat on.
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getting up to temp is one thing, getting good smoke takes a bit longer for me. I usually allow an hour to get it all settled in before i put the meat on.
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How are you lighting it up? Propane torch or ? When I light mine with torch I can get to 225 in 20-30 min. And when I have to use Kingsford I cook when that funky smell goes away.
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If you don't have a thermometer you are in trouble. Wait till you get one.
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