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Old 08-12-2007, 08:27 AM   #1
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if you want, you can put handles on the side.
Other than that, not much else is necessary.
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Old 09-25-2007, 07:11 AM   #2
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I like to put the therm in the dome....
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Old 09-25-2007, 07:59 AM   #3
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mods aren't really necessary for wsm's. they work great right out of the box. just get a thermometer and stick it through the top vent.
Very good advice. Use it as is for now. If you find you need to make mods, then go for it.
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Old 09-25-2007, 08:34 AM   #4
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Some people, quite a few people, use sand in the pan instead of water, to control temps due and for the ease of clean up. I suggest that you learn to use the WSM as it originally was intended to be used and once you learn how to control temps and how your particular cooker works then you can move on to making whatever mods you think will help you.

The vast majority of people do line their water pan with heavy duty aluminum foil before filling with water, it aids greatly in the cleanup.
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Old 09-25-2007, 08:41 AM   #5
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The more mods I try, the more I think Weber knew what they were doing.
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Old 09-25-2007, 10:12 AM   #6
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Are you lazy with cleaning up? I am. I made the Piedmont Pan after about a year of using the original bowl and hating the mess/clean up.

http://www.bbq-4-u.com/viewtopic.php?t= ... t=piedmont
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Old 09-26-2007, 05:48 PM   #7
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All I use is sand in the pan.
Works great without the mods
Good luck and post some pics.
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