Yes. I believe this is the same. I've also been told to put fireproof rope/braid as a seal to help keep temp steady.
Originally Posted by pjtexas1
If it was like my old Brinkmann vertical you will need a small grate to put in the firebowl to keep the ash from smothering your fire or maybe drill holes. They are not perfect but they can be made to work very well. I cooked on my for about a year.