Looks great! Thanks for showing your extra features. Now get to seasoning and smoking! You are going to love it.
Originally Posted by markrvp
Is the little box sitting on the grease drain a water pan? Is smoke created when embers of the burning charcoal fall onto wood chips in the basket beneath the charcoal chute?
Yes, to both of your questions. They give you the water pan in case you want to use it but it is not needed to control the temp or even really to add moisture. Pieces of burning charcoal fall onto the wood to create the smoke. It is a great smoker.