Originally Posted by BigHatBBQ
I put the drain dead center of the upright and have a small ledge that blocks anything from running into the firebox. However I never let grease drip onto the bottom, I always have a cheap aluminum pan under whatever I am smoking.
I plan on using a pan as well. I do it now in my Kettle with or without water. It give me a nice place to dump my ash when I'm done ;)
I'll make sure I have a small ledge in my build. Thanks!