New to the site, Ive been douing alot of reading here this is a great website. I just got my Brinkman vertcal put together this morning. And thanks to this website I know that Im gouing to have to replace the charcoal pan with a basket. I look forward to reading and learning here. Thanks again for a great website. I hope to get my smoker cured and smoke a fatty and maybe a roll of bologna this weekend.