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    Not so new, been lurking for a while

    My name is Arnoud, I live in the Netherlands. I like too cook, to bake and obviously grill and barbecue too. Some friends say I should make a living making food, but for now I'll stick to being an IT network nerd.

    I'm using a big weber kettel:

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    often together with a slow 'n sear:
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    And I've recently added an bbq guru dx3, that still needs proper mounting ;-)
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    Last edited by bomba23; June 26, 2019, 01:20 AM. Reason: Added mounted dx3

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    Nice decked out 26 Weber! Welcome Arnoud, eat good & have fun! It will be a blast havin ya along!
    Last edited by FireMan; June 26, 2019, 12:13 PM.

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      #3
      Howdy from Kansas Territory, Welcome to Th Pit!
      Lookin forward to learnin along with, an from ya!

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        Welcome to The Pit from Madison, WI

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          #5
          Welcome from Minnesota. You will like this place.

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            #6
            Most seemed to have lurked around this site before joining, fun people with much to learn from.

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              #7
              Welcome to The Pit Arnoud.

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                We are glad you made this appearance in the Pit! We hope to hear more from you.

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                  Welcome to the Pit from Colorado.

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                    #10
                    Greetings from south Texas!

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                      Welcome from Maryland

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                        #12
                        Welcome to the Pit! As a 26.75” kettle owner myself... I love your setup! A few questions if you don’t mind...
                        -Did you find the installation of the guru to be easy/straight forward?
                        -What kind of low n slow burn times are you getting with the SnS loaded down with charcoal?
                        -Where to do have the guru blowing air into the kettle in relation to the positioning of the SnS?
                        -Do you notice any difference when using the guru vs not using it (ie fuel burns faster, weird burn patterns, etc?)
                        -How stable are temps when using the guru and what do your vent settings look like? Assuming vents are almost completely closed on top/bottom?

                        Thanks!!

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                          easy, as I drilled a hole in the kettle at the back. SnS sits above it.
                          If I don't make mistakes, full load runs for 7 to 8 hours at 225.
                          With the guru it saves me on coal, bottom vent should be completely closed, top vent open at least half.
                          Initially it will overshot some, but after that it's quite are stable, even when adding water or coal on long session, it will go up a bit after long opening, but not too Bad. I've checked it with the Weber app & second thermometer

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                        Looks like you are dialed in! Welcome to the Pit!

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                          Welcome from the California Delta

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                            Welcome to the Pit.

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