COAL TEST - Rockwood - Startup / Longevity
I weighed out two pounds of Rockwood with fairly consistently sized pieces into the small Kick Ash Basket. I loaded that into the Kamado Joe Classic 3 and used the propane torch for exactly 45 seconds to light the coal. I installed the heat deflectors and grill grates in the grill. I set the Kontrol Tower top vent to the first mark. I powered up the FireBoard 2 Drive and set it to run at 300°F with the fan max set at 20%.
Time to temp on this test: 40 minutes (8:42am to 9:22am)
Time at temp on this test: 4 hours and 16 minutes (9:22am to 1:38pm)
Time at temp was measured from the time the grill hit 300°F until it fell to 280°F with the fan running.
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