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Old 08-18-2013, 04:44 PM   #1
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I have the smaller webber smokey mountian. I was wondering how to make the charcoal last for that. Will the minion method work best?
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Old 08-18-2013, 05:13 PM   #2
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That's what I've been doing, with no problems.
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minion all the way. I have the larger model but for long smokes fill the charcoal ring almost all the way with a couple chunks of wood buried in it and then get a chimney starter about 1/3 full, 1/2 if it's really cold. Don't add to many lit coals to the pile or the temp will take off. It will cook for a long time. I've done about 16 hours on my 22.5" and the coals were just about gone but it made it with the minion method.
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I too use the minion method exclusively.
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I use the minion method with great success. Sometimes I have to tap the legs to knock the ash off the hot coals for really long smokes.
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How long are you wanting your charcoal to last? I think we all know electric is the lowest of the low right?
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Up to like 15 hours
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Up to like 15 hours
I don't have any issue keeping temps in my WSM for 15 hours or more using the minon method.
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