charcoal start up

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  1. M

    Long start up time on WSM

    I’m trying to figure out why it’s taking so long for the thick white smoke and charcoal start up smell to clear on my 18” WSM, usually 2+ hours after adding the lit coals to the unlit (minion method). Here’s my typical process: get about 8-15 coals (embers from Home Depot) going in a large...