Custom built smokers

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  1. Stoveaclaus

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    Nice build.
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    Nice, and LOVE that handle! :thumbs:

    I built this little one out of 2 100# LP tanks. Works well for smaller smokes. DSCN7275.jpg DSCN7279.jpeg DSCN7285.jpg
     
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    These are a simple fun little "cooker". They call them a "discada" on a smoker builder forum. I made this to work with small wood & charcoal, but most of those guy's use LP gas. Hard to beat outside cookin! DSCN7832.jpeg DSCN7971.jpg DSCN7838.jpg
     
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    Looks great. I've heard lots of horror stories about cutting into LP tanks. Any truth to them? How'd you do it?
     
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    I filled them with water*, but since I've heard many say that just take out the valve and leave it on it's side for a day. That stink that they add ........ we've all been well trained to respect it, but the smell remains until the first fire. I cut it with a 4" cut off disc in a little grinder.

    * if I had a firecracker, I'd a dropped one in after a week with the valve removed. (well it crossed my mind at least :eek:)
     
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    Very cool. Never saw anything like that before. Looks like fun to cook on
     
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    That smoker, in recommendation from the guys on "smokerbuilder.com" suggested that I make it for charcoal rather than stick wood. You can just see the edge of the charcoal "basket " that goes on where you see the round door. That silver (Tennessee chrome) handle locks the door tightly.
     
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    Thanks, just decoration. A real pita, I didn't want to see weld bead so I drilled a small hole and welded them from the back. There just slugs from punching holes with the ironworker.
     
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    My Xmas present, Pellet grill/smoker. Not custom yet............... But will be once I add the pid controller. :D

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    Dont use any warm fronts in that!!!
     
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