Originally Posted by BobBrisket
Possibly, but with taller baskets filled with even more fuel, the difference in distance between a brisket hanging in a 55 vs a 30. What temp would you all consider "grilling?" Would you say 250 is a grilling temp?
As far as the basket height, the 55 gal basket can be made wider, lower profile, with no additional height compared to smaller taller baskets, and can still contain more fuel.