The Kick Ash Basket not only makes shaking the ash out easy and allows you to quickly remove charcoal if needed it also increase air flow reducing startup time.
Stainless Steel Cap
The new Smokeware cap accomplishes several things. 1) Keeps the rain out. 2) When not in use it allows you to keep the cap open along with the air intake door to promote drafting on warm days so that your BBQ doesn't mold inside. 3) Won't Rust and is dishwasher safe. 4) Best of all your setting won't change when you open your lid.