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Old 09-08-2011, 01:36 PM   #62
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Originally Posted by Smokey Al Gold View Post
I do plan to have a diffuser I was just worried about grease collecting in the bottom and being a mess. If grease drains pretty good I think drilling would be a better option. I just want to be able to get higher temps in the 350 range and was wondering if the holes method affects temps.
I also drilled holes instead of cutting out the bottom ~ I drilled about 12 3/4" holes roughly 1 1/2" in from the rim in a circle pattern and about 8 more in the center, also in a circle pattern.

I use the steamer insert as the diffuser and an old Brinkmann water pan on top of that to catch the grease. Works like a dream!
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