Originally Posted by gjr210
...I know dee made that tutorial so you might want to at least give it a try, but since you have the vortex i say use the vortex.
The only reasons I did the egyptian bowl thing were:
1) To show you can indeed smoke Tangiers in such a bowl and..
2) As a way to conserve tobacco.
It was mainly done as an experiment. I now use a Crown Classic for Tangiers. I like it because it conserves tobacco as well as coals and provides the benefits of a phunnel or vortex. (Holding in the juice.)