Maybe I'm missing something, but why not just put some money into the offset to get it to perform as you expect?
- My Custom Vertical Offset Smoker by AJ's Custom Cookers (build link
- Superior SS-2 - Courtesy of Gainesville Jaycees and Superior Smokers
- Weber Kettle 22.5 OTG
w/ Craycort Cast Iron Grates
- Mini WSM (from SJS)