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Once I got the A/R, I have never used the platesetter since. I didn't know any better when I bought the first Egg and used the hell out of the platesetter so I don't necessarily regret it but I sure don't need it anymore.
@Cowdogs just out of curiosity, when do you need to add wood mid-cook? I love how I get so many different techniques on here! When I want smoke throughout, I use chips and try to spread them all through the lump. When I only want early smoke I add chunks on top.