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Unread 07-24-2013, 04:54 AM   #1
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Use a divider in there weber kettle to indirect cook? I made one out of sheet steel and its the only way I cook now. I get the coals nice and hot then I throw my protein's over the hot portion to sear then indirect to finish. I cook chicken thighs 1.5hrs and they are fantastic.
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I use Weber charcoal rails. They work great.
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I use two bricks on edge as a divider. It does work very well
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I use a double sheet of foil.
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Yep, two bricks wrapped in foil! Works like a charm.
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Yep, bricks here too...........Give us some pics so we can see your set-up.

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Big ass disposable aluminum pan, shaped to fit. Divides the hot/cold zones, helps keep the airflow through and over the coals AND serves as a drip pan at the same time.
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I use the charcoal baskets that came with the performer as the barrier between the hot coals and the cold zone.
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I just use my charcoal shovel and push the coals to one side
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All the time on my 26.75 OTG, usually "split" firebricks (1-1/4"X4-1/2"X9") standing on edge to divide the area in 1/2 so I can do indirect then reverse sear. I also recently tried this:

Found a cheap used ($3.00) 16" no-stick deep dish (+/-2" deep; enough to keep to coals where I put them) pizza pan at my local restaurant supply place. Used it for a spatchcocked 12-1/2 pound turkey - only used about 1/2 the snake for a 3-1/2 hour cook.
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wow quite a few people I will post pics soon.
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Yep, I use some left over fire brick. I should take the time to miter them though...

You will also notice I put my smoke wood on top of the grate instead of in the coals.

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I use two bricks as a divider and foil the other side of the grate to "help force" air to the fire side not to cool off the inside chamber
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This is my setup...works great!!!


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