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  Topic: BBQ build take two
Greasyfingers

Replies: 10
Views: 5932

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Tue Aug 18 15 8:04 am   Subject: nice work
As I live in Argentina and cook more than my share of asado's, I probably qualified as anyone to comment.
Looks great , just remember to let the coals burn down till they have white ash before puttin ...
  Topic: questions on first insulated cabinet build
Greasyfingers

Replies: 47
Views: 14477

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Mon Aug 17 15 1:43 am   Subject: Here's one I got drawn
https://grabcad.com/library/smoker-3/files/Catia%20Files/Smoker.3dxml#

I have the files and PDF for all the pieces
If you use this design, then send me $50
  Topic: Temp issues on new to me smoker
Greasyfingers

Replies: 34
Views: 11966

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Wed Dec 17 14 7:15 am   Subject: cooker
An easy/lazy/smart way to fix the reverse flow plate is lay some strip plate in the gap each side and weld it solid. Then cut out a correct size hole in the end opposite the firebox.

Conflicting ...
  Topic: First RF Smoker build.
Greasyfingers

Replies: 15
Views: 6055

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Thu Dec 11 14 9:24 am   Subject: I have your solution
I have been building smokers here in Argentina with the same tubes. I am not sure what they are used for but mine are 510mm diameter and 4.8mm wall (3/16").

I have all the CAD drawings if you ...
  Topic: Commercial smoker design
Greasyfingers

Replies: 7
Views: 1931

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Wed Dec 10 14 6:02 am   Subject: water pan
It will be a stainless water pan with a angled roof on it to prevent grease and crap getting into the water.

It will be located in between the left and center door in behind the removable shelf gui ...
  Topic: Need some Gift Ideas - Quickly
Greasyfingers

Replies: 18
Views: 3441

PostForum: General BBQ Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 09 14 7:33 am   Subject: Best gift under $20
http://www.harborfreight.com/propane-torch-91033.html
I bought one for my father in law and brother in law.
They love it for lighting the bbq
  Topic: Commercial smoker design
Greasyfingers

Replies: 7
Views: 1931

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Tue Dec 09 14 6:30 am   Subject: smoker
Thats exactly what I was thinking as well. The reason for the dampers in the back.

I will also add a water bowl in between the guides and have it so it auto fills from the outside and connect it to ...
  Topic: Commercial smoker design
Greasyfingers

Replies: 7
Views: 1931

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Tue Dec 09 14 5:38 am   Subject: 3D images
Click " view in 3D" then options up top click "explode" to get a better view
https://grabcad.com/library/smoker-3/files/Catia%20Files/Smoker.3dxml#
  Topic: Commercial smoker design
Greasyfingers

Replies: 7
Views: 1931

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Mon Dec 08 14 10:36 am   Subject: how it works
Once the smoke is forced down it enters the sidewall of the cooker then travels back up a false wall and exits the chimney.
This helps to create equal temperatures across the cooker.

I have built ...
  Topic: Commercial smoker design
Greasyfingers

Replies: 7
Views: 1931

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Mon Dec 08 14 12:39 am   Subject: Commercial smoker design
I am currently designing a commercial smoker for a restaurant here in Buenos Aires. If it works well another client wants to fly me to Colombia to build one there also.

Basic design is it will have ...
  Topic: Santa Maria on a trailer build?
Greasyfingers

Replies: 16
Views: 7746

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Tue Dec 02 14 7:12 am   Subject: Parilla
I see Kam dug out my old post of the trailer pit.

1./ The reason the parilla goes so high is to make it easy for cleaning or in many cases you start the fire under neath the parilla then when you ...
  Topic: suggestions needed......
Greasyfingers

Replies: 24
Views: 7517

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Thu Sep 11 14 6:19 am   Subject: weld a pipe through the smoker wall
I am going to start adding a 12.6mm pipe into my next smokers that directs the water it to the water pan.

So then when I open the smoker to check the water I do not have to mess around leaning in t ...
  Topic: Have been stoked by the smoke!!
Greasyfingers

Replies: 72
Views: 15766

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Sat Aug 16 14 7:43 am   Subject: Came out nice
You will surely be gaining a lot of "friends" now the hard work is over and the pit is dialed in.

5 degree difference is amazing!
If you are worried about what wood, read this webpage.
...
  Topic: A few pit building questions. All help is appreciated!!
Greasyfingers

Replies: 26
Views: 6549

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Wed Aug 13 14 9:08 am   Subject: smoker
1./ The heat and smoke will take the path of least resistance. I would make sure all your gaps are well sealed so no cold air can sneak in.
2./ Depends what the steel yard has on special Smile I wo ...
  Topic: Silence of the Lamb Leg
Greasyfingers

Replies: 5
Views: 1327

PostForum: General BBQ Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 12 14 7:31 am   Subject: 1/2 a lamb in Argentina
I was at my in laws this last weekend and decided to cook a lamb.
I managed to find some mint growing in the garden and boiled it up with a bit of salt,garlic and white vinegar. After letting it c ...
  Topic: Silence of the Lamb Leg
Greasyfingers

Replies: 5
Views: 1327

PostForum: General BBQ Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 10 14 6:09 am   Subject: Cordero
I am cooking 1/2 a lamb tomorrow, so will try and get some pics.
Argentine style

Don't be afraid to try goat as well (select only young ones!)
  Topic: Horizontal Smoker to Heavy to Lift
Greasyfingers

Replies: 5
Views: 1620

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Sun Aug 10 14 6:01 am   Subject: moving bbq
Why not add swivel casters to the other end?
  Topic: Wanting to modify the bottom of an offset
Greasyfingers

Replies: 3
Views: 1145

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Sun Aug 10 14 6:00 am   Subject: cleaning cooker
I agree with KAM.
Get a good power washer lower the end and blast it out from the firebox.
Insulate the firebox but don't waste your time on the chamber.
If you are worried about heat loss throw a ...
  Topic: Cooking over an open fire?
Greasyfingers

Replies: 14
Views: 5268

PostForum: General BBQ Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 16 14 8:25 am   Subject: Try this site for Ideas
https://www.facebook.com/locosxelasado/photos_stream

http://www.locosxelasado.com/
  Topic: horizontal driveway smoker with small footprint?
Greasyfingers

Replies: 3
Views: 1215

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Tue Jul 15 14 9:09 am   Subject: Like this?
http://gatorpit.net/backyard_pits/intruder.htm

You can use tuning plates and have the smoke passing to each end of the tube before it rises up to the cooking area.
I built one like this a few year ...
 
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