damper in firebox

Discussion in 'Reverse Flow' started by poppa d, Nov 13, 2014.

  1. I have a question about putting a damper in my firebox to help control the temp. my firebox is 24" x 24"x  24" with a fire basket to hold wood and charcoal. is this a good idea or not. I control my temps now by adding enough wood or charcoal to keep the temps between 275 & 300.


    Poppa D
  2. wolfman1955

    wolfman1955 Master of the Pit

  3. Thanks, I do have two air vents in the firebox one on each side opposite the door. I will just close them off as needed to control the temps.


    Poppa D
  4. lendecatural

    lendecatural Smoking Fanatic

    Read this post and look at the vents on the door in post 4, you may want to add a smaller vent directly across from the opening into the cook chamber to help move the air along its way, it seems to give better overall control.

  5. Thanks I will do that.

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