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Charcoal usage

post #1 of 7
Thread Starter 

I used almost twice as much charcoal today, It seemed to burn up fast. Temp stayed around 240 all day. Not a new bag of charcoal, didnt do anything different. Smoked 3 lb butt and 4 lb brisket. Loaded charcoal chimney 3 times. Any ideas? Thanks in advance

post #2 of 7

Any chance it was damp and didn't burn as hot as normal?

post #3 of 7
Thread Starter 

I dont think so, keep it in garage and bag rolled up

post #4 of 7

Was it windy/really windy?

post #5 of 7
Thread Starter 

No sir

post #6 of 7

Maybe it was a freak deal, all the weather conditions combined that caused the unusually high consumption.

post #7 of 7

I cannot say why, but I burn far less in the winter. My truck seems to burn less also.

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