Originally Posted by oSPANNERo
I forget who said this but you should treat the windcover as an extra coal. IE: 2 Coals + Windcover == 3 Coals. So if you start with three coals, pull off one, and then put on the cover you are back to 3 again.
That being said, I smoked SB out of a vortex last couple nights, outside, with the temps in the 70's and used 3 coals no problem. So it might be something else going on?
Are you on a Base and can you leave on your time off? if so, check out Abu-Elnawas st. at night. Not sure if it is still the same with the war and everything but it had a nice nightlife.