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The Joe Classic upgrade is finally COMPLETE!!!!

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First of all I loved my Akorn, really got me introduced to this style of cooking for sure. My neighbors loved the look of it and concept, especially the food that came out of it! So much so that when I upgraded to my Kamado Joe I traded the old Akorn to one of my neighbors with a talent for woodwork. Now he has made me a sweet table for my KJ!!


 


Torture = having to look at my Joe Classic for a month sitting in my formal dining room just waiting to find a nest to sit in.


 


Victory = post-1668-0-69777600-1405945104_thumb.jp


 


I fired her up last night and I'm so excited. 


 


Question, how long does it take for the fire to snuff out completely? It seemed to take a while, I had to go to sleep so I am unsure about how long it truly took.


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wow, impressive set up.

 

with regard to the fire, it will snuff out as quickly as any other fire (or charcoal grill) once you cut the airflow and deprive it of oxygen.

 

as far as the heat and your grill cooling off, that is another matter entirely.  The Ceramic in your grill, firebowl, firering and deflector plate (if youre using) are going to absorb heat during the cook and hold onto it tightly for many hours.  the cool-down is a long process.

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wow, impressive set up.

 

with regard to the fire, it will snuff out as quickly as any other fire (or charcoal grill) once you cut the airflow and deprive it of oxygen.

 

as far as the heat and your grill cooling off, that is another matter entirely.  The Ceramic in your grill, firebowl, firering and deflector plate (if youre using) are going to absorb heat during the cook and hold onto it tightly for many hours.  the cool-down is a long process.

 

Well, that is what I assumed but I literally let it sit after closed down for 2 hours. When I peeked in is was dark and I could still see red coals. I think that after a couple of smokes it could tighten up.

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