Originally Posted by sbramm
hey, has anyone thought of or ever used a smokey joe for the charcoal "basket" in a uds? it may work for shorter cooks that don't require a huge amount of charcoal. any thoughts? i may just spend the $20 and give it a try unless there is a compelling reason that this would be a mistake....
Sounds like it might work but may not get enough air...not sure.
Some guys make a smaller ring out of expaned metal that fits into the bigger charcoal basket for shorter cooks.