Smoker got a facelift!

Discussion in 'The Smokehouse' started by swags, Feb 28, 2018.

  1. swags

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    So I built this last summer and had not cleaned it up and painted yet. I checked around and getting it sandblasted was going to cost me over $1,000. So I held off, I thought about just using a grinder and wire wheel but was worried how long it would take.

    This week we had a short day though and my buddy and I hit it with two grinders. We were able to clean it up and get a coat of paint on it in an afternoon. Really cleaned up well, I think I’m gonna put another coat of paint on it soon.

    Before and after pics

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  2. DaveGunter

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    Nice!

    So the small tank is the firebox for the oil tank smoker?...and the other oil tank is a grill?
     
  3. swags

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    Yup! I actually haven’t even used the grill yet but I will this summer. I have too much fun smoking low and slow
     
  4. VOLKEVIN

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    That looks great! Here, piggy piggy piggy... :grizz:
     
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    That’s a Killer set up Swags, can you post some pics of it in action?
     
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    Can’t wait to see it choochin' myself.
     
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    Looks fantastic swags :thumbs::grizz:
     
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    Nice rig.

    Those tires look like they've seen better days though.
     
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    Just need to brighten up them white walls....:D
     
  10. swags

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    It needs a new axle. Tires are shot, lugs are rusted to the wheels.

    Tires will hold air for about 24 hours, so I can move it, just haven’t found the axle I need yet to replace it
     
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    A few.... 5440F16C-C485-48ED-86DC-6D6C2446F3A2.jpeg 5F7EC676-62D8-4D06-87DB-4D78F6E697C4.jpeg BD8CF39C-B9A4-40B0-83EB-FF14DB3CF8BB.jpeg 7037E8FB-F642-42D8-B702-5D4E3263CF51.jpeg
     
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    Few more...
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    Brisket and pork butts

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    We got a little snowy surprise!
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  17. raybonz

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    Are you in the BBQ business? That's a lot of smoker for a home owner lol.. I just bought a 6 channel bluetooth temp monitor with 6 probes.. This will be great for smoking and monitoring multiple items.. Amazon also had 10% coupon so only $50.00! The range looks really good so I can check things from 150' away which means I can play horseshoes and BBQ :)




    Ray
     
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    Maybe they have a pocket dikshionary for $2.50....:whistle::hair::wacky::rofl: :lol:

    J/K, Ray-Ray!
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    Typo oops! For some reason the Amazon link is NOT showing up in my post?? Gonna post again here and see if it shows up..
     
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    Hmm Grizzly Adam why are links not showing up in my posts? Trying to post an Amazon product post and I see nothing when I post..