pitbull8151 wrote:More questions....The stack pipe is 4 in. and I am going to bring it down to the grate on the inside. Can it be too long? If I have it 30 in. above the top of cooker and it goes down 20in on the inside is 50 in of 4 in pipe going to affect the draft?
k.a.m. wrote:pitbull8151,I dance to a different drummer on stacks and placement. I have built cookers with stacks down low and up high to be honest it does not make a difference in my opinion. If the cooker has the proper intake, firebox to cooking chamber opening, exhaust and well sealed it will perform its your job as the pitmaster to learn her.
k.a.m. wrote:I also figure the stack protruding into the chamber as total length of stack and not volume of chamber. The reason being is the stack is the chimney and once it enters the smaller volume the taller the stack the harder the draft pull becomes. These are just my thoughts.
pitbull8151 wrote:Another thought on the pipe into cooker. With the flow coming up the outside wall of the ball, if I dont drop it down some I feel it will not perform as a reverse flow and just draw the heat/smoke right out the top.
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