Originally Posted by Perfect Rack BBQ
Yes, we ordered last week. Should be here on the 15th. I have noticed in a few pics that people place pans underneath the smoker??? Is that there for a reason
Yep, it's a "drippings" catcher. If you look closely at the pictures, you'll see the Assassin (and others like it) have a pair of "slides" so you can slide in a "drippings pan" to catch them or do as others do and simply put the drippings pan on the ground (or use a bucket similarly).
Now if you've got a couple of family pets helping you smoke (like I do - (2) 100 pounders), they may like to "lick" the drippings - so I'll probably try to use the slides and put a pan under there.