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    WSM 18" coal burn time

    I fill it up to the brim but leave a small divot in the middle for the lit coals. Should I be filling the chamber completely and then dumping the lit coals on top of them?
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    WSM 18" coal burn time

    I'm here to learn and listen so its not gibberish at all. I have heard the stock temp gauge is not very exact so I purchased a Thermoworks Smoke thermometer. I run an ambient probe under the lid and I try to put it under the small handles that are on the sides of the top grate to avoid things...
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    WSM 18" coal burn time

    Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe what I do is the minion method. I fill up the chamber with coals and then I dump around 12 lit coals on top of the unlit. I have tried not using the water pan once before and I struggled to keep the temp below 275 but I can try again and see what it does for...
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    WSM 18" coal burn time

    Hi all, I'm a rookie smoker and I've slowly been working my way through the different meats and things to smoke and I've had this reoccurring issue. Usually after around 6-7 hours of smoking time in my WSM the temp starts dropping and I can only keep it going by continuously stoking the coals. I...
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