Earlier this week I purchased a reverse flow cooker.. I drove 4 hours to get it but the price was right!!! When I got it home and attempted seasoning it, I had trouble getting the temp up.. Nothing I did with the dampers and/or exhausts could gt the temp over about 170.. To verify the reading was accurate, I filled a bowl with water and placed a thermometer in it.. It maxed out at about 140. I next placed a small household fan at the damper to the firebox, turbo charged it!!! I was finally able to get the water temp up to 162, still not hot enough to cook on!! Does anyone have any suggestions?? This is my first experience with a reverse flow cooker.. I have identified several design flaws that may be contributing but if I have a "bon fire" roaring in the firebox, surely the temp should be above 160!! The smoker can be seen at www.custompits.com. I bought the A1 model. Thanks for any suggestions!!!