That's okay fordman, at least you are making progress. Problem is, you are going to get real antsy to fire that marvelous smoker up. Get some type of easy-up tent and then the rain will not stop you from firing up the drum. The wifey and I cook year round, rain, snow, cold, whatever. The drum works well under a variety of weather conditions.
my avatar swiped fatties from the plate....look how sorry he is.
NB Bandera with mods
Weber 22 .5" x 2, 26.75" x 1
UDS x 3
Created "The Great Spam Revelation of 2011."