Home › Forums › Lunch & Dinner Forums › BBQ › Smoke problems › RE: Smoke problems August 19, 2004 at 2:52 pm #2271818 alesrusMember quote: Originally posted by steelsmoker No i didnt. I just threw some charcoal in and then put wood chunks on periodicaly with the stack damper about 1/2 shut. Should i scrub it down and then wipe it with oil and reseason? If I may I would suggest leaving the "stack damper" open all the way. This will reduce the creosote build up.