Clean IT??? The farking thing is self cleaning.
I put all the grates over the fire and put the water pan above that to burn off any nasties, at the start of each cook. I did line the bottom of the smokebox with a foil "tray", to keep the crap from dripping out, but I've never had the need to really replace that. Every once in awhile the fire is too hot and takes care of that foil just fine on it's own.
David - Beaverton
2010: maybe I'll get around to buying a license this year!
2009: well, you'd need to actually go fishing to have stats :(
2008: David 0, Steelhead 1
2007: David 0, Steelhead 2