Originally Posted by ZenSilk
he little knob thing on the opposite side of the Hose Port (where the hose goes) is called the Purge Valve, or smoke release Valve.
You blow into your hose when the smoek starts getting harsh and the smoke comes right out of the valve so you can re-adjst the coals and get nice smooth smoke once again!
OHH and please don't apologize! We understand, and we are here to help you!
Zensilk explained it just right
... but here's a quick pic just in case