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Thread: Clearance measurements for a turkey on Weber grills and smokers

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    Clearance measurements for a turkey on Weber grills and smokers


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    Thanks Bob, good info to know.

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    Thanks Bob!
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    That's cool info I never seen before. And I would add that any like sized WSM lid will fit on that same kettle ( if you need more head-space).
    Biggest turk I did on my 22.5" OTG was a 22# and that touched the lid, after I bought the 22.5" WSM I use the lid for more room on a big kettle turkey.

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    Great info. I have found that a 12# bird is perfect for our needs and it fits with no problem on my 26er.
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    The one thing they forgot to include about the WSM and something that's always asked:

    Clearance Between Top & Bottom Cooking Grates

    14": 5.5"
    18": 7.5"
    22": 9"

    More info: http://virtualweberbullet.com/turkey...tml#twoturkeys

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris Allingham View Post
    The one thing they forgot to include about the WSM and something that's always asked:

    Clearance Between Top & Bottom Cooking Grates
    14": 5.5"
    18": 7.5"
    22": 9"

    More info: http://virtualweberbullet.com/turkey...tml#twoturkeys
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    Thanks, Bob!

    Thought about turning a 20+lb turkey on the gas rotisserie, but I'm not sure about the fitment just yet.
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    I am going to do a 14lb turkey on my Genesis 1000 rotisserie. I really don't expect any problems at all. On a 20 pounder, I think I would be equally worried that it would be too much for the rotisserie itself. You better make sure that sucker is perfectly balanced. I would like to know how it works out.
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