Originally Posted by bbqwilly
Indirect heat is better on the gasser, imho. Drippings from the bacon and an open flame will not be nice to the ABTs.
^^^This. You'll get a grease fire in no time if you grill direct, and you ABT's will look and taste like chit.
UDS'-55&16, Akorn, Bar-B-Q Kettle, Drum Grill, miniWSM, cobweb-covered gasser. I'm JD.