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Old April 2nd, 2009, 10:37 PM
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Default Re: Coal Issue/ What coals do you smoke?

I've been using a variety of coals...

I like the Jap easy lights, though I've always used 3 on a funnel (and I don't take one off—three arranged carefully on the outside seems to work well for me). The Exotica ones I've been using tend to break down the middle while lighting on a burner, so on a standard Egyptian bowl, I just use 2 1/2. So maybe try 3 on the vortex?

Mainly though I use coconut coals, either CH or Starlight. Starlights are available locally, CH whenever I place an order with John.
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