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Re: Improvements I would like to see
« Reply #15 on: January 22, 2016, 08:02:06 PM »
I had an idea spring into my noodle today. The issue with grease still getting under the foil that you line on the bottom had me thinking. The reason discussed in another thread mentioned the possibility that the sidewalls might be the culprit, allowing grease on the walls to slide down and seep under the foil.

My thought was to install a beveled rail/lip (angled down) just above the floor bottom that would act much like the eaves of a roof. It would direct the grease over the edge of the foil to keep it from running behind/under the foil. It would have to run the perimeter, both sides and rear wall.

Freakin' brilliant!  I'm definitely passing this one on to Steve. Simple, and I bet would solve the problem! 
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Re: Improvements I would like to see
« Reply #16 on: January 23, 2016, 06:00:59 AM »
I had an idea spring into my noodle today. The issue with grease still getting under the foil that you line on the bottom had me thinking. The reason discussed in another thread mentioned the possibility that the sidewalls might be the culprit, allowing grease on the walls to slide down and seep under the foil.

My thought was to install a beveled rail/lip (angled down) just above the floor bottom that would act much like the eaves of a roof. It would direct the grease over the edge of the foil to keep it from running behind/under the foil. It would have to run the perimeter, both sides and rear wall.

Freakin' brilliant!  I'm definitely passing this one on to Steve. Simple, and I bet would solve the problem!

Why thank you sir! I feel useful for once, lol :P
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Re: Improvements I would like to see
« Reply #17 on: November 04, 2017, 08:41:50 PM »
This is a great idea that would make the bottom much easier to clean. Hopefully we'll see them added soon.
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Re: Improvements I would like to see
« Reply #18 on: November 05, 2017, 01:35:30 AM »
Another thought would be to just make the 2 side rack holders taller to extend down shy of the bottom. Your foil would then be tucked behind them. Doesn't help the front or rear surfaces though.
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Re: Improvements I would like to see
« Reply #19 on: September 05, 2021, 01:15:00 AM »
I'm bringing this up again because it's a great idea. A lip on both sides, back and the door would make cleanup much easier.

I had an idea spring into my noodle today. The issue with grease still getting under the foil that you line on the bottom had me thinking. The reason discussed in another thread mentioned the possibility that the sidewalls might be the culprit, allowing grease on the walls to slide down and seep under the foil.

My thought was to install a beveled rail/lip (angled down) just above the floor bottom that would act much like the eaves of a roof. It would direct the grease over the edge of the foil to keep it from running behind/under the foil. It would have to run the perimeter, both sides and rear wall.
Barry from NE Arkansas
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Re: Improvements I would like to see
« Reply #20 on: September 05, 2021, 11:48:35 AM »
One has to consider the increase in the price of the smoker as well as the possible conflict with the wood box.
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