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Old 08-21-2013, 05:02 PM   #1311
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I put 2 briquets side by side around the perimeter of the kettle then one on top making a pyramid, light one end and it will slowly follow the pile around.
thanks that made it come together for me haha i will have to try this
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Old 08-21-2013, 05:12 PM   #1312
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Crazy. What size kettle, 22.5 or 18?
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crazy. What size kettle, 22.5 or 18?
22.5"
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Sorry to be a pest, but the coals are resting on the charcoal grate, above the base of the kettle, right? I hate to assume things.
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This sounds kinda like the "Minion Method". My only problem with it is using unlit briquettes. I don't like the chemically smoke flavor that it imparts on the meat, but I suppose that would apply to other methods as well. This same technique can be used with lump but its a bit trickier. I guess I just like lump better, to each his own.

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Sorry to be a pest, but the coals are resting on the charcoal grate, above the base of the kettle, right? I hate to assume things.
Quite correct.
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This sounds kinda like the "Minion Method". My only problem with it is using unlit briquettes. I don't like the chemically smoke flavor that it imparts on the meat, but I suppose that would apply to other methods as well. This same technique can be used with lump but its a bit trickier. I guess I just like lump better, to each his own.
To give credit where it is due, i believe this is where i got the idea.
As much as i like using lump it's expensive, iv'e never noticed a chemical flavor, i use no fluid and i know iv'e done worse thing to myself though the years
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holy smoke that looks nice

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