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  Topic: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
Slim Pickens

Replies: 25
Views: 7494

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Thu Aug 25 16 7:41 am   Subject: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
I was told that there was a Weber style BBQ available here,but you can be sure that it would be at least double the price of the same model in the US.Finding a spare lid for a Weber isn't happening,I' ...
  Topic: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
Slim Pickens

Replies: 25
Views: 7494

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Wed Aug 24 16 10:10 pm   Subject: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
Mike:

Most everything available locally is from 2 main sources that buy and resell containers of all sorts.The problem is finding one who actually knows (and will tell you) what the drum was origin ...
  Topic: Black iron?
Slim Pickens

Replies: 4
Views: 2966

PostForum: Welding   Posted: Wed Aug 24 16 9:59 pm   Subject: Black iron?
Thank you k.a.m.

I found another link that also makes "some" sense to me.The guys answering the question indicate that it essentially slang,but does generally point towards mild steel.
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  Topic: Black iron?
Slim Pickens

Replies: 4
Views: 2966

PostForum: Welding   Posted: Wed Aug 24 16 5:07 pm   Subject: Black iron?
I did a search,but didn't come up with much about BI.That is what they call it here in the Philippines.I was looking for cold rolled to do a cooker,but the local shops only carry GI (galvanized).One r ...
  Topic: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
Slim Pickens

Replies: 25
Views: 7494

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Wed Aug 24 16 4:59 pm   Subject: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
It's plenty hot and humid here as well.

Well,this whole thing is getting to be really frustrating.I sent the wife looking for cold rolled steel.I had heard that one of the local Hardware stores sol ...
  Topic: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
Slim Pickens

Replies: 25
Views: 7494

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Tue Aug 23 16 8:32 pm   Subject: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
Mike:

Thanks so much for sharing the advice.I was considering a smaller cooker simply to keep the cost down,as this will only serve the wife and I (for the most part).

Just for sake of discussio ...
  Topic: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
Slim Pickens

Replies: 25
Views: 7494

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Tue Aug 23 16 12:01 pm   Subject: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
I saw these plans on the net.I don't know how well a local machine shop would be at rolling the sheet to a circle,but doing octagonal would result is a lot more labor as well as additional material.
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  Topic: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
Slim Pickens

Replies: 25
Views: 7494

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Mon Aug 22 16 9:58 am   Subject: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
I appreciate the help k.a.m.

I am not having much luck finding a suitable drum, open or not.Most drums here last contained chemicals,which narrows the choices.Like I said earlier,there are drums in ...
  Topic: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
Slim Pickens

Replies: 25
Views: 7494

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Thu Aug 18 16 11:38 am   Subject: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
My apologies for the late response.It is rainy season here in the PI.The ISP provided router that we use took a powder on us,and the techs didn't want to ride the 2 1/2 hours to our place to fix the t ...
  Topic: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
Slim Pickens

Replies: 25
Views: 7494

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Tue Aug 09 16 8:26 am   Subject: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
Thank you for the link Maniac.Very helpful!
  Topic: Greetings from the Philippines :)
Slim Pickens

Replies: 9
Views: 2059

PostForum: Introduce Yourself   Posted: Mon Aug 08 16 1:45 pm   Subject: Greetings from the Philippines :)
I am getting the "this album is private" message when I try to view the UDS pics Maniac.
  Topic: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
Slim Pickens

Replies: 25
Views: 7494

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Mon Aug 08 16 11:41 am   Subject: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
The Texas Hibachi has been around for years and still sold in local grocery stores. My love for BBQ dates back to my grand dad and father cooking on one while us kids played in the yard.
http://www.l ...
  Topic: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
Slim Pickens

Replies: 25
Views: 7494

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Sun Aug 07 16 10:24 pm   Subject: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
Thanks for the suggestions SoEzzy and SoCalSmoker.The main reasoning I was using for the horizontal,is that I could also grill with it when necessary.I am pretty new to this obviously,but I can't figu ...
  Topic: Greetings from the Philippines :)
Slim Pickens

Replies: 9
Views: 2059

PostForum: Introduce Yourself   Posted: Sun Aug 07 16 10:14 pm   Subject: Greetings from the Philippines :)
Thanks for the welcome guys!

Maniac:I have seen those UDS rigs all over the web.Look easy enough to rig one up,but I can't figure out how to grill with one.Maybe another support higher up the unit ...
  Topic: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
Slim Pickens

Replies: 25
Views: 7494

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Sun Aug 07 16 11:48 am   Subject: Will a horizontal drum be ok for a first time smoker..etc?
As I mentioned in the introductory forum,I reside in the Philippines.There is painfully few choices for a BBQ or smoker here.I would prefer to start out small,so I thought a single 55gal drum mounted ...
  Topic: Greetings from the Philippines :)
Slim Pickens

Replies: 9
Views: 2059

PostForum: Introduce Yourself   Posted: Sun Aug 07 16 11:27 am   Subject: Greetings from the Philippines :)
Hi.I'm Slim.

Well,not so slim after I quit smoking years ago,but hey,middle age spread and all that added a pound or 2 as well..Lol I am retired and living with my wife of many years in the Philipp ...
 
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