Hey guys I have a quick one EDIT (ok question ended up getting longer). My WSM has made some great food but I am having an issue were my wood chunks arent fully being burned to ash or even charred fully and I think im wasting a good amount of wood. I usually use 4-5 hunks of hickory or what ever wood im using for doing ribs or pork butt ETC. I start my coals using the minion method and I have tried coals over the wood and wood on top but it doesnt seem to matter, I get good smoke at first and then the wood just goes out and it is longer smoking but there is always plenty of wood to burn. The wood is dry, I keep it inside. I have even tried soaking it with a little lighter fluid and letting it burn good for about 20 minutes outside of the smoker and then torching it with a propane torch to get it good and hot around the edges and then putting it in but it always seems to go out after a while in the WSM. I am wondering, do I need to put the wood to one side near a vent and keep that vent fully open if possible to maintain a good burn on the wood or what am I doing wrong? I also sometimes try to add wood to the smoker once my temps steady to get more smoke but they dont seem to start. Im using kingsford blue bag.