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CyberQ can't hold a hot enough temp

Trying to cook a turkey at 325 on an XL egg. The cyberq wants to stay at 250-290 even at 100% fan speed. I've had this problem before (on thanksgiving). Any thoughts? I've tried the top grate at the small holes open and also with it totally open. Thanks!
Dallas,TX

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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,625
    The very reason I sold mine. I am at peace without wires. I feel for that money it should learn how I cook and not the other way around.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • HotchHotch Posts: 3,226

    I learned that it makes a difference on how I light the lump depending on the cook and where you I the DFMT. I will light the center and 4 -6 locations on the outside for cooks at 325 -425. Just the center for 225 - 275. Then have the DFMT closed just enough to have a little pressure build up against the blower. I can hear the change.

    I use the Stoker and have had great success.

    But as with all controllers there is a learning curve.

    Large BGE, MiniMAX BGE, 2 Mini BGE's, R&V Fryer, 36" Blackstone Griddle, Camp Chef Dual Burner 40K BTU Stove
    BGE Chiminea
    Prosper, TX
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