Against grilling, but best way we've found is pound it with tenderizing hammer until it's twice it's size, dip in whipped milk and egg, then roll in italian bread crumbs and fry in a skillet with canola oil. Moist and tender.
Our son had the same problem when he got his 700. Contacted RT and they sent him a replacement grill. Same thing with the replacement and he found it needed a complete grounded circuit and the problem went away. I'm thinking that's what the OP is having.
I've been using pit boss competition blend pellets for over a yr and have had no problems other than I have had a couple of auger fires but just let it keep running to get the burning pellets out of the tube. Instead of 500* I set it to 450* and haven't had anymore auger fires.
With forced draft how can it get too much air?? I'm not buying that either. I agree with the flameout because with temp drop the feed was trying to catch up and got a big pile of pellets in the firebox before they finally ignited.
I never worry about dust in the auger tube. I just run the pellets down until the auger isn't quite uncovered, push the dust off the slopes into the vertical portion and refill. It's also the time I change out the drip pan foil, vac all the ash out of the firebox and scrub the bottom side of the...