This has halved the number of coals I use. I went from 4 to 2 Coca Nara coals. This also prolongs the coal life. AND I seem to get better flavor as well. Highly recommend this for the Apple on Top bowl.
Got my provost on monday and i've used it about 6 times now and I have gotten the best smoke ever. On the three bowls i've tested on and using Al fakher the clouds are big and each session last about 1.5 hours depending on if I keep the vents open or closed.
As you can see from the photos, the the tray the coals sit on is pretty thin, so the whole thing takes about 5 mins to heat up and start smoking. It's really a simple idea so i don't have that much to say, but i give it a 9.5/10 only because the handle part on the Provost(not the tray it sits on) gets really hot.
I don't have much to say since the provost just... works! The photos I took are not the best, but if you want me to take more, feel free to ask. I'll also let you guys know when it goes on sale.