I've got the big GOSM but would like to use charcoal, I'm thinking I could just buy a big metal bowl and sit it in the opening in the bottom where the burner is and dump the charcoal in there? I dont think I have vents on the bottom, just the top so I will probably have to put in a vent on each side near the bottom. I'm thinking it should be pretty easy to use it as a charcoal smoker but still have the burner in there if I want to use it also. Am I over looking something, seems like this would be to easy.
GOSM convert to charcoal?
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11/30/11 at 5:53am
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11/30/11 at 8:04am
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Here's something to try if you want to be able to use it with the same capacity as with gas.
- Remove the burner assembly from underneath
- PLACE an ash pan underneath, like an old metal bucket, if using on a deck place a few thin pavers underneath or at the least add a few inches of sand.
- A Galvanized bucket should be fine if just catching ashes, but try to get a steel or ceramic bucket.
- use a vegetable grill pan for the charcoal like below
Then tweak from there.
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11/30/11 at 8:46pm