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Bandera charcoal basket Questions

fishwrestler

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OK I am getting ready to smoke 2 14lb Turkeys for Thanksgiving tomorrow and was worried about keeping the temperature up since the forecast is calling for mid 40's. So I hit ABC Supply and bought enough expanded metal for a 12" X 12" X 12" box. bent the 4' long piece to make the sides. Ran to my Dads house this am after picking up 12' of 1" x 1" X 1/8" angle Iron. Reinforced the basket with angle iron top and bottom and corners.

There are pictures below The thing is pretty stout, but my question is how do you burn with a basket.

Do I load it up and add a starter full of hot Briquets to the top and just let it go/ Or do put the lit briquets on the bottom and cover with non lit?

I sure hope this give me a good controlled burn.

Thanks and have a great Thanksgiving

Robert



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