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I use mine DigiQ up to control pit temp with just the blower from time to time. What I've found is that it takes longer to return to set temp after opening the egg than it does just using the vent and daisy wheel for air contol.
We use the food saver as well. After the butt cools, we put 8oz in a bag and seal it up. This way it's easy for me to take one to work for lunch, or thaw out one or more for a family meal. We generally cook a butt every two-weeks.
I wished I had built a table insead of buying one. Could have built a bigger better table cheaper. In the decision/design process now. the local welding shop is estimating a frame cost for me and if that doesn't work out, I'm going to buy a 4'X30" a…