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Old 06-07-2007, 10:04 AM   #1
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When adding fuel...

Hi All,

When adding fuel (lump or briquette) is it best to put raw fuel on the existing coals, or should I run them through a chimney first? Does it differ for lump and briquette?


p.s. I got my smokin' pro up and running... currently seasoning the cast iron grill grates.


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Old 06-07-2007, 10:22 AM   #2
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I just add it to the fire. They will light and burn in

no time. I use lump charcoal which burns faster so I have to do this frequently.
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Old 06-07-2007, 10:34 AM   #3
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I bought a cheapo bag of Match-Light to season the grates. I use my lump for food only.

Start the lump in a chimney. Add more to the the coals before it burns out in the smoker. No need to keep using the chimney.
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Old 06-07-2007, 02:22 PM   #4
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Lump charcoal can be added to the existing fire....
Briquettes need to be run through the chimney before adding....
Wood coals can be added from a separate fire....

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