Originally Posted by SmokerKing
Go with larger diameter and lower height for a fire basket. If you have a standard flat top drum, you want as much room as possible between the fire and the meat.
I got a Weber lid on mine, but I do have 2 cook racks. I think that's what I'll do anyway. It's a little awkward getting it in and out, but that's just because a few of my grill supports are longer then they need to be.