Firstly, I have a MES 30 gen II that I've had for about 6 months now and for the majority of that time I've been quietly reading and learning from all of you, HUGE THANKS!
Btw, This is my first post...
NOW FOR THE CRAZY IDEA,
I've smoked whole turkeys, whole chickens, pork butts, ribs, fish, and more, all with great success. But one thing that I have wanted to smoke and haven't is a whole brisket. Mainly because I don't think I have it in me to separate the flat and point PRIOR to smoking. And I know that it won't fit on the racks in my smoker.
So I was thinking, would it work if I turned my smoker on edge and somehow put in a drip pan and rack long enough to fit a brisket on? I figured I could set the edge that has the latch on a few bricks(spread out around the edges like a table)so that I could still use the latch. I have a tube smoker that I use instead of the onboard chip tray, so that's not really a concern. I'm thinking that this might work, assuming that there isn't a shut off switch that's triggered when the unit is tipped over.
Has anybody ever tried this this? Or heard of this? Any input is greatly appreciated.