I had 16 racks of BB's and that was only using 4 of the 5 cook grates. I think the capacity of the Gater as stated is pretty conservative.
The thing I wish I had done was to have the extra sliders for the cook grates option. I don't care for the standard sliders positioning and the extras will give you more flexibility. An extra water pan would be nice. The cover is a must have.
I wish the water pan was on sliders instead of the way its designed, but thats just me.
All in all, I'm happy with the Gater, it is definitely not what I'm used to cooking on, but with time I'll nail it down. Take a look at my Left Hand Smoke Facebook page for cook pics.
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