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Did I kill it?

GuyGuy Posts: 2
edited February 2012 in Root
First time using egg today. Lit coals, closed lid to start low heat cooking. Temp shot up to about 500. I already put pork butt on, and wanted a temp around 250. To lower heat I closed all vents. It's about 275 now but no smoke at all. Could I have put coals out, and if so what now. 12 marines, and some friends will be here in 6 hours


  • Open it up and see if it restarts.  If necessary lift the cook and grill out and get restarted.  I kill the coals once in awhile when cool smoking salmon.

    XLBGE X 2, LBGE (gave this one to my daughter), MBGE and lots of toys

  • GatoGato Posts: 766
    If your vents are completely shut the fire will go out. You need them at least opened a sliver. Keep an eye on it.
    Geaux Tigers!!!
  • 12 marines, and some friends will be here in 6 hours
    Be afraid.  Be VERY afraid.

    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

  • Hopefully the Marines are also friends. Otherwise, you may be in trouble.
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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