Gave it a try yesterday. It worked great.
I also added grate supports, so it can be a smoker as well..
this is going to be a very versatile pit. I was thinking about building a UDS at some point, but this is basically the same thing with the grate in it
Ok Joe Offset, New Braunfels El Dorado, Weber OTS 22.5 & 18.5, (2) Master Forge Charcoal, Auber ATC, charcoal retort Weber drum rotisserie