Congrats on the WSM Tim.
I just got mine this year too, love it!!
Scooter - One way to help ease the pain of cleaning that pan, is to line it with a couple layers of aluminum foil. When you're finished smoking, pour out the water, and peel out the foil into a trash bag.
"Do not eat the meat raw or boiled in water, but roast it over a fire." - Exodus 12:9