Pro series 4 grease collection

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I have the Pro-Series 4 Vertical Smoker and have used it about 5 times. Even though it's level, I've noticed that the grease tray doesn't ever have grease in it, yet I'm emptying/scraping out grease from the bottom vent cover and water tray. I line the water tray with foil, but it's quite the clean-up after a few pork butts and wings. Just wondering if this is normal or if there are suggestions? Thanks.
 
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Do you have the PBV4PS2 model? If so, is your heat deflector plate in backwards? The little handle is not a handle but is a stop and should be installed where it hits the back wall.
 

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Do you have the PBV4PS2 model? If so, is your heat deflector plate in backwards? The little handle is not a handle but is a stop and should be installed where it hits the back wall.
Sweet baby Jesus. It was. Talk about a new Pit Boss rookie move! Thanks so much Mike. Will be testing this weekend!
 
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Let us know how you made out. If you noticed when the heat shield is in correctly, there's a good pitch for the grease and stuff to run into the grease tray in the rear left corner.
 

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