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Old July 9th, 2008, 08:03 PM
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Default Re: have a question

EpsilonX is right, Fantasia isn't the most constant on the flavor side. It smokes, but the flavors can be off and tend to disappear fast.

If your using 3 coals, thats WAY too many. I would suggest either dropping to 2 like EpsilonX said, or even 1 broken in half (placed on the edges) with a windcover. Also, you are cooking the coal fulling before using, right?

Ice in the base helps cool down the smoke, which can also lead to less smoke (but easier to draw), but maybe try using room temp water w/ no ice.

If the smoke is thin, check to make sure the rig is air-tight before putting the coals on. Set-up everything and place you hand on the bowl and draw - you should feel a pull against your hand. If your not, you have a leak somewhere you have to find. Not saying your rig isn't ok, but chinese rigs aren't known for being the best - mine leaks and is hard to get a good seal on the hose port.
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