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Hey farmer you do kmow that you can cold smoke in your uds
Yes that was sliced with a knife.
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When I built mine the research I did showed that most had 3. Most the time I start with three open and start closing them off until one is around 3/4 open.
That is why mine only has 3. They are equally spaced so where would I put the 4 th.
I have 3 3/4" It works fine. Leave the basket out for a while if you need to. Or lite more in the begining.......A few more smokes and you will get the feel for it.
Even on my mini I'll open all 4 get it hot fast and choke back... And I'll have half a basket left over because I didn't light bunch. Just because 3 will work there's no reason not to do 4.. There's benefit. My big poppa vents have more than the equivalent than 4.
There's also benefit to have one more be a ball valve vs a nipple.. It makes it easier, there is less capping and un capping