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How do I reduce temp fast??

edited 7:38AM in EggHead Forum
My Mother's day Pulled Pork Lunch is about to become dinner. Humpty is roaring at 350 and I am having trouble bringing fireback down to 200-225 range so I can start my two glorious 6lb butts. I have top closed to about 1/8" and bottom closed completely. I have been waiting 30 minutes and temp has dropped to only about 325. Any suggestions?? Please!!!???

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  • Char-WoodyChar-Woody Posts: 2,642
    Eggcitable One, just add fresh charcoal and a couple of cool firebricks.

  • Char-Woody,[p]TAHNKS....seems to be working now!!! I'll just have to watch for a while and regulate the temp. The butts are on now for my first pulled pork cook...yippeeee!!!!

  • Char-WoodyChar-Woody Posts: 2,642
    Eggcitable One, that and your cold meats will soak up the heat quite a bit..and it will drop..then regulate and your on your way.. It really doesn't hurt a dang thing to start hotter than desired if you can roll it down hill to where you want it in a half hour or so.
    I just finished doing just about the same thing..Rock and Roll time..Pulled Pork tomorrow. Along with burgers and brats.
    Good luck.
    Char-Woody

  • Char-Woody,[p]What other grill or smoker has this kind of assistance available? I know of none, and this alone makes the BGE better than all the rest!!!! Thanks for your help!!!

  • Char-WoodyChar-Woody Posts: 2,642
    Eggcitable One, there are a bunch of us around, the all deserve a handshake. I just happened to be there.
    Cheers atcha...seems to be pulled pork season this weekend.
    My house too!!
    C~W[p]

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