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  Topic: Converting!?
dodis

Replies: 4
Views: 9621

PostForum: Flat Top & Griddle Grilling   Posted: Fri Sep 09 16 3:50 am   Subject: Converting!?
I second the idea of using the griddle on a converted gas grill. I am still using propane, so no gas conversion, but I bought a used grill expressly for the conversion to a griddle.

I already had t ...
  Topic: Gonna make a griddle
dodis

Replies: 14
Views: 4858

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Thu Feb 11 16 6:24 am   Subject: Gonna make a griddle
I don't like cross posting between sites, but every time I think of it I am at work and don't have my files, and can't get everything to paste in right (firewalls and blocked sites, etc.)

Then I sa ...
  Topic: Stacker UDS project
dodis

Replies: 1
Views: 1136

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Sat Feb 22 14 5:25 am   Subject: Stacker UDS project
We did similar for a friend once, he basically was making an Old Smoky clone from a free barrel he had.

We cut along the point of the top crease, and the top base of the lower crease. The ribs the ...
  Topic: Need help cleaning grates
dodis

Replies: 17
Views: 11331

PostForum: Grilling   Posted: Fri Feb 14 14 1:04 am   Subject: Need help cleaning grates
Another way... For my grills for the kettle and UDS, I built a square frame with scrap 2x2s, 1x2 would be fine too. Then I lay a trash bag over the frame, tucking under the edges. Put the grill on top ...
  Topic: Internal Hinge Design
dodis

Replies: 11
Views: 7080

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Thu Feb 13 14 10:36 pm   Subject: Internal Hinge Design
I hate ressurecting old threads, but in case Harvey hasn't finished yet, and others may want to use this as well...

I had drawn up plans for a hidden hinge years ago, planning on a build, but too ...
  Topic: Pit building ratio calculator
dodis

Replies: 161
Views: 344754

PostForum: Cookers Stickys   Posted: Wed Sep 12 12 10:32 pm   Subject: Pit building ratio calculator
Feldon30,

Very nice work on the web page version! And the illustrations should help quite a bit as well.

Since I am not a programmer, best I could manages was the small excel tweaks I did. And I ...
  Topic: Pit building ratio calculator
dodis

Replies: 161
Views: 344754

PostForum: Cookers Stickys   Posted: Thu Mar 31 11 11:29 am   Subject: Pit building ratio calculator
Rooster,

Yes, all your numbers are correct, however, based on Alien BBQ's recommendations on the stack length at 75% of the cook chamber length, it calculates to a 4 1/2" dia pipe at 49" ...
  Topic: Low Carb Sugar free
dodis

Replies: 9
Views: 2058

PostForum: General BBQ Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 29 10 11:41 pm   Subject: Low Carb Sugar free
The one I have found that is lower in sugar, but not sugar free is Stubbs, http://www.stubbsbbq.com/ It shows 4 gr of sugar per serving, 7 gr total carbs, vs the 11 - 12 gm in everything else on the s ...
  Topic: Pit building ratio calculator
dodis

Replies: 161
Views: 344754

PostForum: Cookers Stickys   Posted: Fri Oct 29 10 11:17 pm   Subject: Pit building ratio calculator
Once again, Tom C beat me to it... Smile

I was going to suggest you check for a missing decimal in your calcs, as I also get 25.75" for the 3" stack, and 14.5" for the 4".

And ...
  Topic: Pit building ratio calculator
dodis

Replies: 161
Views: 344754

PostForum: Cookers Stickys   Posted: Wed Jun 23 10 10:08 pm   Subject: Pit building ratio calculator
HOTSHOT1,

Sounds like lots of good brisket in your future!

Good luck!
  Topic: Pit building ratio calculator
dodis

Replies: 161
Views: 344754

PostForum: Cookers Stickys   Posted: Sat Jun 19 10 10:38 am   Subject: Pit building ratio calculator
HOTSHOT1,

I searched a bit, and found this thread http://www.thesmokering.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=19930&highlight= of HeavyD's big pit (Aug dates). He was asking about a 24" sq. box, but ...
  Topic: Pit building ratio calculator
dodis

Replies: 161
Views: 344754

PostForum: Cookers Stickys   Posted: Sat Jun 19 10 10:20 am   Subject: Pit building ratio calculator
HOTSHOT1,

Well, all the explanation I have is the calculator spreadsheet that was built here as a collaboration between mainly Alien BBQ & Tom C. All I did was pretty up the spreadsheet, and ad ...
  Topic: Pit building ratio calculator
dodis

Replies: 161
Views: 344754

PostForum: Cookers Stickys   Posted: Sat Jun 19 10 2:51 am   Subject: Pit building ratio calculator
HOTSHOT1,

Just based on the calcs from the spreadsheet, you will need a bigger firebox. What you have listed comes out to about only about 35% of what is needed for the size of the cook chamber. As ...
  Topic: Pit building ratio calculator
dodis

Replies: 161
Views: 344754

PostForum: Cookers Stickys   Posted: Tue May 25 10 1:29 am   Subject: Pit building ratio calculator
Finally got back in town, so I have a chance to catch up here.

I was reading the thread here: http://www.thesmokering.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=39861 about calculating a circle sector, and calculat ...
  Topic: Cut Out Excel SS to help find square inches on circular pit.
dodis

Replies: 10
Views: 4921

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Tue May 25 10 1:12 am   Subject: Cut Out Excel SS to help find square inches on circular pit.
Huskerhames,

Finally got a chance to catch up on the forums, and wanted to get a copy of your spreadsheet so I can incorporate that into the full pit ratio calculator spreadsheet. I'll PM you with ...
  Topic: Pit building ratio calculator
dodis

Replies: 161
Views: 344754

PostForum: Cookers Stickys   Posted: Tue May 11 10 10:50 pm   Subject: Pit building ratio calculator
That would be another useful tool for the calculator. If there is a structural engineer that wants to work up all the calculations, some of that could be setup on a page. A good balance would allow th ...
  Topic: Chop Saw suggestions ( now aka horiz. band saw)
dodis

Replies: 22
Views: 5709

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Fri Apr 16 10 10:33 pm   Subject: Chop Saw suggestions ( now aka horiz. band saw)
Next one on my wish-list is the Evolution Rage sliding miter/crosscut saw. Since I already have a torch, HF band saw, PC porta-band, and was given an abrasive 14". (well, a plasma is on the list ...
  Topic: calculations
dodis

Replies: 2
Views: 1089

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Fri Apr 09 10 4:19 am   Subject: calculations
Grundan,

I can't say with any authority myself, since I only cleaned up the calculator. I did a little research, and found these two threads that discuss dual stacks.

http://www.thesmokering.com ...
  Topic: Pit building ratio calculator
dodis

Replies: 161
Views: 344754

PostForum: Cookers Stickys   Posted: Wed Apr 07 10 1:20 pm   Subject: Pit building ratio calculator
Arquero,

Finally got to check it out, looks great! I bet the briksets looked even better!

Enjoy!!!
  Topic: Pit building ratio calculator
dodis

Replies: 161
Views: 344754

PostForum: Cookers Stickys   Posted: Tue Apr 06 10 11:58 pm   Subject: Pit building ratio calculator
@$&@^& Firewall!!! Mad

I'll have to look tonight at home...
 
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