Originally Posted by Rich Parker
I use a terracotta pot base on a third rack to catch grease and diffuse the heat from the center.
I do something similar, but I use the water pan out of a ECB to diffuse the direst heat as well as catch any drippings to use at the end of the cook. Sit's on a 3rd rack @ 6-8 inches above the firebox.
~Jimmy~ 18.5 redhead, UDS, Smokey Joe, Smokey Joe Smoker