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Old 01-06-2019, 06:03 PM   #66 (permalink)
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The coal is clean, it's still wet.
I think if I open up a bag or 2 and let it air dry will help a lot too.
To get the coal going it looks like I need a really big wood fire going such as a fire box full of oak pallet slats and just as the wood is turning to charcoal, right about the time it's ready to break apart start adding the coal layer by layer.
Too much coal will smother the fire, too little too slowly and the wood burns down and there isn't enough coal going to sustain the coal fire.
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1989 firebird mostly stock. Aside from the 6-speed manual trans, corvette gen 5 front brakes, 1LE drive shaft, 4th Gen disc brake fbody rear end.
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