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I just bought this smoker from Home Depot and i was looking at the grates, it looks like paint or something on them< my question is should I build a big fire in the grill first to burn the paint off the grates or how should I go about setting the grates and get ready to smoke or grill some meat.

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  • Douglas Jensen May 15, 2010

    Are you certain you don't have the briquette grate mixed up with the cooking grate? I've never seen a cooking grid with paint? Cooking grates are usually made of stainless steel or porcelain covered metal. Do all the grates have paint on them? It doesn't sound right to me.


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Follow the instructions and season the smoker you will be fine. Happy SMOKEING!!!!!!!

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