Originally Posted by Ninesixteen
Ok, I have some good news!!! I was able to find an open-head drum. Before I start cutting into it I have one more question. I read that there should be 24" between the charcoal basket and the cooking grate. My question is does the 24" start between the base of the charcoal basket or at the top of the basket?
I think I might wait to tear into it until I can get the basket built.
You skipped the required reading, didn't you?
From bottom of basket, or 7-8" down from top, whatevers easiest!
Pitmaster @ Lockharts BBQ
I cook the best brisket north of Dallas. Get over it.
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