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    Drip tray on a pellet smoker

    Hi there,

    Tomorrow I'm going to use Meathead's The Ultimate Grilled And Smoked Turkey Recipe and in it he calls to have a tray under the bird to catch the drippings and regulate the heat.

    Does anyone here do that? If so any suggestions on where to do that? I have an Ironwood 650.

    Thanks in advance.

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    I often use a pan (usually disposable, but not always) with one of several stand-alone grill grates from the kitchen set directly on top. Haven't done it with a turkey ... but if you have a sufficiently large pan, a grill grate to set on it that is strong enough to support your turkey, and enough vertical space in your pellet rig, then you should be good to go.

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      #3
      If your upper grate is large enough to hold your bird, you can cook on the upper and put a pan on the main grate.

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        #4
        I have done this in my Rec Tec for years. Only had to clean the grease bucket once in 7 years.Click image for larger version

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        • Jfrosty27
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          I have an RT-700. Why didn’t I think of that!! Thanks for the tip.

        #5
        I don't, better gravy can be made without the Drippings. Although I truly enjoy giblet gravy made with the drippings.
        Got a spatchcocked turkey in my Traeger as I type. This is the first turkey on my pellet grill, no-drip pan for me.

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        • DrJimmy2112
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          I am doing my first spatchcocked turkey tomorrow on my Grilla. I'd be interested in how yours turns out.

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