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rzrrobrzrrob Posts: 162
edited 6:51AM in EggHead Forum
With a small filled with lump how long will it hold at 450 - 500



  • Richard FlRichard Fl Posts: 8,247
    Do my steaks at 550-600 and a best guess is at least 45-60 minutes. Nest time I do a high heat burnoff will time it. Just guessing!
  • Atleast a few hours. What are you cooking? At that temp you shouldn't need much time. I do whole chickens in mine all of the time. They usually take an hour at 400ish, and I still have plenty of fuel left over.

    John - SLC, UT

    2 XLs, Medium, MM, and Mini

  • FiretruckFiretruck Posts: 2,679
    Kinda hard to say. Depends on how the lump stacks up in the egg. What are you planning to cook?
  • rzrrobrzrrob Posts: 162
    Mutipal pizzas over 5 hours I wanted to see if I would have to reload the lump
  • FlaPoolmanFlaPoolman Posts: 11,675
    Rob, I've held 600 for a couple hours doing a clean burn and still had lump left. You gonna crank out some of those great pizzas on the small?
  • FiretruckFiretruck Posts: 2,679
    You probably won't make 5 hours but it's worth the effort. The biggest problem I see is opening it a lot may cause you to spike the temp and have to try to get it back down. Good luck ;) Let us know
  • rzrrob wrote:
    Mutipal pizzas over 5 hours I wanted to see if I would have to reload the lump

    You will need to reload for sure.

    John - SLC, UT

    2 XLs, Medium, MM, and Mini

  • rzrrobrzrrob Posts: 162
    Yes looking to do a few partys and may want a small for easy moves buy don't want to have to reload more then once
  • I do all my burn tests in a small Egg at 400 degrees. The various brands have lasted between 4 and 9 hours.
    The Naked Whiz
  • rzrrobrzrrob Posts: 162
    What brand lasted the longest
  • I have had mine go 4-5 hours at 450.
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