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Old 08-20-2012, 10:27 AM   #1
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I am needing to tune my charbroil a little better. I have a difference of 30 degrees front to back. I have played with many different baffles and thu all Leo a consists 30 degrees difference. Any ideas
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Old 08-20-2012, 10:39 PM   #2
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I did several mods to a Chargriller which helped a lot with heat control.

1. Bring exhaust to grate level.
2. Plug all the holes. Screw holes. Leaks around doors, ect.
3. Baffle
4. Fire basket.

I have observed heat variations of thirty to fifty degrees that just seemed to level out once everything was over half done.
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Old 08-20-2012, 10:43 PM   #3
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What did you use for a baffle? I out in my baffle and it went to making it hard to get to 225 without full open draught
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Old 08-20-2012, 10:46 PM   #4
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I have used a baking pan. One of those cheap rectangular ones.
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Old 08-21-2012, 07:43 AM   #5
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Mmm that's what uses how far in the box and how low did you go
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6"-8". I kinda kept it at 90 deg. I might have bent it down a bit.

Bringing the exhaust to grate level was the greatest modification I made.
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Good to know tx much I will work on that this weekend
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Put in the baffle and now I am having a hard time getting it to temp any suggestions?
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Old 11-14-2012, 09:42 PM   #9
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Exhaust wide open. Control temp on the intake side.

I used a fire basket and minion method.

Get the cooking chamber as airtight as possible.

I always had trouble getting temps to stay down and stable for any length of time until I made a few mods.
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