Lance here, Finally bought a offset smoker/gas grill combo(longhorn combo from lowes). I have grilled on everything you can imagine, including some makeshift engineered grills we made in afghanistan, but I have never had a decent grill to use. Looking forward to moding this grill to get some briskets and ribs goin, and learning as much as possible from you veteran smokers. Oh ya. Lance Oklahoma Joe Longhorn Gas/Charcoal Grill and Offset smoker combo College Station, Tx. Retired/Disabled Military.