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January 13th, 2018, 8:34 am
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* Abilene ** Abilene *
  • Joined: December 10th, 2017, 10:44 am
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Love the YS640, cooks great. One small issue is that grease/fat that works it way down the heat diffuser and then on to the damper rod and leaks out on the the ground. Not much as most ends up in the bucket.

Any way to divert the grease or keep it from leaking at the damper handle hole?

Next clean I might try putting some foil over the damper rod or tent it to divert the falling grease.
Cooking a pork shoulder today, might try the foil before I start the cook.

January 15th, 2018, 3:23 pm
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* Abilene ** Abilene *
  • Joined: March 22nd, 2017, 8:32 am
  • Posts: 5

My 640 does the same thing

January 17th, 2018, 7:57 am
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Have you leveled the cooker? The cooking grates inside the cooker should be level from front to back and side to side.

Yoder_Herb

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