Hey gang. My name is Mark and right this minute i'm doing an empty test run on my Brinkmann Dual with fire box. I'm 34 and 11/12th's :) and been married for a little more than a week. The father-n-law bought me what I fondly refer to as the "Fertility Grill" I was due for a new one and wanted to get into more than just gas grilling. I've dabbled a little bit using my grill to lightly smoke ribs. Couple hours at 225 in the oven rubbed and sealed to steam. Then 2.5 - 3 hours on the gas grill with tray of chips. That only works so well for so long. So I added the firebox to the brinkmann and away I go. I know this combo grill gets some pretty bad reviews but for the month I've had it I've been really happy with both sides of it. I've had it at 260-280 degrees pretty steady for the last 3 hours running cowboy brand lump. started with a chimney and a half and have added 2 handfuls since. It's empty of course. Thrown some large soaked Hickory on there to see how it affects the heat. Quite happy with how well the intake has controlled the heat. I plan to do a couple of small whole birds on Saturday. I'm looking forward to it. Not gonna get to fancy on the first run..