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  Topic: WSM Part
fxpose

Replies: 10
Views: 1623

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Jul 12 2013   Subject: WSM Part
As mentioned, just fabricate them out of strips of metal.
Using bolts to hold the grates and the bowl would accomplish the same thing.
  Topic: My Brinkmann Gourmet Smoker Modifications
fxpose

Replies: 233
Views: 306407

PostForum: Cookers Stickys   Posted: Sep 17 2011   Subject: Re: Charcoal conversion

Gottcha, will give it a try....on the bottom...how did you configure your conversion to charcoal, what equipment did you use?????

Sorry, I don't understand the question. As far as tools used or ...
  Topic: My Brinkmann Gourmet Smoker Modifications
fxpose

Replies: 233
Views: 306407

PostForum: Cookers Stickys   Posted: Sep 14 2011   Subject: My Brinkmann Gourmet Smoker Modifications
fxpose, thanks for the response, im alittle confused, if you could have gone with the 1.5 in hole on the bottom why did you put more holes in it (the drilled holes) and then increased the size of it?. ...
  Topic: My Brinkmann Gourmet Smoker Modifications
fxpose

Replies: 233
Views: 306407

PostForum: Cookers Stickys   Posted: Sep 14 2011   Subject: Re: ECB Charcoal PAN GRATE


2nd: I was reading the posts earlier about the guy (who has the red ECB) he extended the hole to a 3 inch diameter (you stated that it gave 7 sq inch??)/......



I'm that guy with the red Gou ...
  Topic: A Mini UDS .... (FINISHED)
fxpose

Replies: 30
Views: 17736

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Sep 14 2011   Subject: A Mini UDS .... (FINISHED)
Weber Smokey Joe lid and grates should fit.

I'm also planning on making a 16 gal UDS in the near future. I already have the parts from an old Smokey Joe which I can use.
  Topic: Beer barrel bicycle trailer
fxpose

Replies: 5
Views: 1867

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Sep 10 2011   Subject: Beer barrel bicycle trailer
I would design the smoker around a heavy duty cargo trailer. Most usually have the hitch point at the rear axle level rather than at the seat post.
  Topic: I had to have a UDS
fxpose

Replies: 27
Views: 12813

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Aug 18 2011   Subject: I had to have a UDS
Absolute great job on that UDS!!
  Topic: This is how I build a charcoal basket.
fxpose

Replies: 57
Views: 17184

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Aug 15 2011   Subject: This is how I build a charcoal basket.
Nice tutorial and very nice end product!
Most of what's illustrated can also be applied to those who don't weld. The basic idea is laid out for easy following.
  Topic: UDS Build
fxpose

Replies: 11
Views: 2819

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Aug 14 2011   Subject: UDS Build
Another option is to turn the drum over and cut open that end. Your dome lid should fit on that end.
  Topic: UDS assistance please
fxpose

Replies: 13
Views: 2558

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Aug 11 2011   Subject: UDS assistance please
I used a weed burner on mine. Hotter flame, I cleaned out the drum in under 1 hour.
  Topic: Tel Tru's
fxpose

Replies: 10
Views: 2990

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Aug 05 2011   Subject: Tel Tru's
I went to Costco this afternoon and got some beef ribs and an 18" pizza pan. The ribs are in the UDS right now with the pizza pan placed midway up the drum, and about an hour into the cook the t ...
  Topic: Tel Tru's
fxpose

Replies: 10
Views: 2990

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Aug 04 2011   Subject: Tel Tru's
Thanks FXPOSE good catch I will be practicing this weekend will a couple 8 lb butts. I kinda like the temps at the top seeing as though that is were the meat is sitting and hot air is supposed to rise ...
  Topic: Tel Tru's
fxpose

Replies: 10
Views: 2990

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Aug 04 2011   Subject: Tel Tru's
I have the same thermo installed 1" below the main grate.
Just so you know, a short stemmed thermo installed on the side of the drum will read approx 50F less than the middle of the grate. A ...
  Topic: UDS valve extension: yes or not ?
fxpose

Replies: 10
Views: 2843

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Jul 31 2011   Subject: UDS valve extension: yes or not ?
How about using a single 1.5" diameter extension and ball valve? The valve will cost a bit more but I like the idea of a single large vent verses 3 or 4 little ones and not having to deal with c ...
  Topic: Stubb's in the UDS
fxpose

Replies: 5
Views: 2130

PostForum: Wood and Charcoal   Posted: Jul 25 2011   Subject: Stubb's in the UDS
I only got half the burn time and not as hot using Stubb's natural briquettes as compared to Kingsford blue charcoal in my UDS. Has anyone else found this to be the case?
  Topic: (not so) Serious UDS design flaw
fxpose

Replies: 16
Views: 3741

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Jul 25 2011   Subject: (not so) Serious UDS design flaw
I kinda like the drill thru the bolt idea as my temp probe is skinnier than the ID of the electrical nut/bolt nipple set, although that is also a very nice set up.
  Topic: UDS lid sizes
fxpose

Replies: 2
Views: 1094

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Jul 24 2011   Subject: UDS lid sizes
Since a UDS is usually made with minimal cost used components found on CL or curbside would be most ideal....Smile)
  Topic: fxpose's UDS build
fxpose

Replies: 3
Views: 1574

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Jul 21 2011   Subject: fxpose's UDS build
I just completed my first UDS build. I think the hardest part of this project was finding the drum and I found a refurbished closed top drum last week. I'll season it tomorrow and get it really dirt ...
  Topic: My completed UDS build (w/ pics)
fxpose

Replies: 13
Views: 6457

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Jul 21 2011   Subject: My completed UDS build (w/ pics)
Hmm....that's interesting about smoke making its way out. I think what might be happening is that the pipe warms up and creates an updraft, just like a chimney. Perhaps just shortening it down shoul ...
  Topic: UDS: Found the perfect combination drum and dome lid!
fxpose

Replies: 11
Views: 6071

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Jul 16 2011   Subject: UDS: Found the perfect combination drum and dome lid!
Man, that's a perfect match! I wished mine did that.
I'm just starting my UDS build as well and had to grind down the drum for the lid to fit.
 
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