Lost Pellets?

rexster314

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I got tired of picking out loose pellets caught between the cooker body and pellet hopper. It's just one of my "things".
A 40", 1"x1/4" aluminum bar, beveled down on one side, pressed into place between the body and hopper solves the problem. And I can use my wet/dry vac to suck up the pellets or use a blower to knock them out easily

 

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This frosts my nostrils when I look back there too. Thanks for the idea.
 

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I got tired of picking out loose pellets caught between the cooker body and pellet hopper. It's just one of my "things".
A 40", 1"x1/4" aluminum bar, beveled down on one side, pressed into place between the body and hopper solves the problem. And I can use my wet/dry vac to suck up the pellets or use a blower to knock them out easily

I want one. That damn gap drives me insane!!!!!I have a nice leaf blower but it is a stubborn spot!
 

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Great idea but I feel it needs to be sitting higher as you are still going to have pellets fall down there.
 

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I got tired of picking out loose pellets caught between the cooker body and pellet hopper. It's just one of my "things".
A 40", 1"x1/4" aluminum bar, beveled down on one side, pressed into place between the body and hopper solves the problem. And I can use my wet/dry vac to suck up the pellets or use a blower to knock them out easily

Nice idea!!
 

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oh nice Idea!
 
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Great idea but I feel it needs to be sitting higher as you are still going to have pellets fall down there.
They'll fall down but wont get lodged anywhere. Blower or whisk broom knocks them right out, or if there's a lot, my wet/dry vac will get them.
 

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I got tired of picking out loose pellets caught between the cooker body and pellet hopper. It's just one of my "things".
A 40", 1"x1/4" aluminum bar, beveled down on one side, pressed into place between the body and hopper solves the problem. And I can use my wet/dry vac to suck up the pellets or use a blower to knock them out easily

Now THAT is one hell of a fantastic idea/fix!! 👍👋🏻
 

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Love it, I hate that spot too.
 
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