My ash pan is connected to the charcoal basket and it has a rim. I agree that it is a bit of a pain to empty, but better than letting the ashes fall on the bottom of the drum IMO.
I am thinking Fwismoker's is a good one. Maybe time to mod my UDS...
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Large UDS, Small UDS, CG Akorn, NB Offset, Home Built Offset, Vision Classic Kamado, Weber Gasser, Smokey Mountain Cabinet, and several Weber kettles of various sizes.