Originally Posted by NU2QN
The fire basket sits about 3 inches off the bottom and there is a steel pizza pan underneath. There is about three inches clearance around the fire basket so there shouldnt be any problem there. I don't plan on cooking in this over 275. Worse case scenario is I might have to put water in the bottom during the cook. I don't expect any problems as other people have done the same thing.
Sounds very cool! Have you considered maybe putting about an inch of sand or cat litter in the bottom?