ok, so here is a little background of why I searched this site out. I recently recieved an "Iperial Kamadoo" From my mother who had it in her yard for 15 years doing nothing. It once belonged to my grandfather who purchased it in Japan when he was in the Navy and had it shipped home because at the time there was no comparable cooker in the states "so ive been told" When he passed away my grandmother gave it to my mother who had it in the yard doing nothing for years. When she moved about 4 years ago she asked me "Do you want that thing" I asked her what it was and she told me the story. As soon as I heard what it was memories of my grandfathers cooking on camping trips and holidays can rushing back to me! He was the best damn cook I knew and he did it all on that monster! So here we are 25 years later and I have this monster cooking dream in my backyard. I have slowly begun to clean it up and get it working again. Only problem is, I have no idea how to use it! I was once told he used to use nothing more than 4 or 5 charcoal brickets for a fully cooked Thanksgiving day bird. Is this true??? Lastly, what part of the forum should I be floating around in to get the best info on using this thing? Thank you in advance and I cant wait to start cooking on this thing!