Advantage IS convectionMight as well just cook indirect with the Weber baskets on both sides and a water pan down the middle. I don't see any advantage to using the Vortex.
But IMO, the Vortex works so well because it creates convection.
Advantage IS convection
Whole bird done in 40 minutes
my initial observation was: am I defeing the purpose of the vortex does by blocking the air flow by using foil to catch drippings.
After successful cooks using it this way, I’ve decided it’s ok.
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thank you all for your help