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Old 01-25-2012, 05:09 PM   #9166
handsareme
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Originally Posted by MattCom View Post
While on the subject of weber kettle lids... does anyone have a solution to the moisture running down the inside of the lid and onto the outside of the drum?
I saw one solution that said to run a bean of hi heat silicone about an 1" up on the inside of the lid. This will force the condensation to drip into the barrel (hopefully not onto the food )... but anyway. I don't want to use this as a solution, bits of silicon in my food won't be tasty.
Any ideas? or should I just quit my complaining and keep wiping her down like a wet dog?
I know this doesn't address your issue on the outside of the barrel, but what I've found that helps keep the water collecting to a minimum in the bottom of the barrel is keeping a thin layer, maybe 1/4", of ash on the bottom. This acts like kitty litter for the water that does make its way down.

Got the basket loaded and the pork coming out of the brine soon. Gonna smoke up some bacon tonight, with beans in a dutch oven on a grate just above the basket.
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