Originally Posted by tish
Thanks, billy. I had wondered about that because of all the hoopla about silver vs. gold when making the mini WSMs. Wasn't sure if it applied to the big boys as well, or not. But even with the blockage, sounds like the gold is preferred by most. Good to know, though.
Only a problem if you forget what that ash catcher is intended for. Also, only a thing to remember on the longest cooks. I think it actually makes it easier with the gold in helping to regulate temps too.