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No. Does that just mean that I shouldn't be able to pull out the dollar bill? I filled the lump up to the bottom of my AR. Can you use more lump with the platesetter? I ran about 225-250 for the 15 hours.
The rest of the story.... Set the Maverick and went to bed. Thermo woke me at 5 when temp went below 200. The temp kept dropping so I knew the coal was gone. Put the butts in foil pans and covered with foil and baked at 300 for 3 more hours until th…
I have the Maverick 732. So the temp finally started going up and went to 252 so I just closed the bottom vent a little and it seems to have stabilized. I'm afraid it is going to be a long night, though.
I opened it up and the temp went up fine. The problem is it won't stabilize. The temp starts going up so I close it down a little. Then the temp starts going down until I have to open it up a little again. Now I will try just adjusting the bottom ve…
Wonderful advice! Thanks, everyone.
I see several things that I can try. I don't think that I was really letting the temp stabilize before I put the meat on and after I put the meat on I was trying to get the temp back too fast.