Originally Posted by Fire Me Boy!
Build the fire on one side, close down the vents, put a water pan on the other side with some water in it, brisket over the water pan, and he absolutely can go low and slow.
This. Shit I've maintained about 190 - 200 on a kettle smoker for about 8 hours. It takes a shit load of babysitting but it's actually enjoyable if you like to **** with fire and need a little time away from the wife and kids.