Last nights prep. Rubbed with Southern Succor Pork Rub 1/2 cup freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup paprika 1/2 cup turbinado sugar 1/4 cup coarse salt, either kosher or sea salt 4 tsp dry mustard 2 tsp cayenne Started cooking at 0900. Had problems getting the wood burning. Started with 3/4 full chimney of lump, then added 2 large pieces of oak. Next time I'll use smaller pieces. I have a new charcoal grate. I was losing too much charcoal through the grate Everything is going well. temps have settled.