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I was on Amazon today and found this.  I don't recall ever seeing these settings posted in either manual I have for my two Jr's.  Thought I'd post as a general guide.  I've never operated my Jr's with the top vent totally closed before, almost but not completely as shown.

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Huh - I’ve never seen that before. And I haven’t ever run with top vent completely closed, either. Pretty sure that searing steak setting would have my jr nuclear in minutes. Lol. There should be a disclaimer to monitor that one closely. 

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My manual had that chart in it. It did not work at all for me. I also followed the manual on how to build the fire. My jr did not work for me until I started following techniques used here on this site. 

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Probably was in there, but I sure don't remember seeing it.  Maybe I just reviewed the assembly instructions and didn't look at the rest.  In any case - I thought it was an interesting post.  I haven't ever done the top vent totally closed technique, or seen that technique deployed regularly by anyone else.  And I thought it was odd that it was listed for both the low heat and medium highish heat settings.  The vent settings don't follow the progression I normally use.

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