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BGE temp not effected by vents?

LarrymacLarrymac Posts: 93
edited May 2013 in EggHead Forum
So I vacuumed and cleaned my BGE.
Put in new nice size pieces of hardwood lump((Royal Oak).
Maverick grill temp is 250+/-10. For several hours.Take out ribs put in aluminum foil-- back in BGE and close. Maybe took a minute.
Now temp is 340 and even with Exhaust closed and bottom vent closed it barely budges. Having to take ribs out now before they overcook. Why is this happening?

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  • lousubcaplousubcap Posts: 5,353
    edited May 2013
    I would check the calibration of your thermos-"stuff" doesn't just happen-air-flow controlled fire burns very constant and predictable.  Once the BGE ceramics get hot then it will take quite a while to cool.  FWIW-
    Louisville
  • BotchBotch Posts: 2,670
    Did your top metal cap (I never can remember what its called) swing open when you opened the Egg?  It took me a couple cooks to figure that one out
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