Gravity fed smoker

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Gravity fed smoker

Post by Matt318 » June 20th, 2018, 2:27 pm

Are there any calculators for gravity fed smokers? I have the main bulk of my design modelled up on the computer and now i am just running through tweaking and adjusting things and i want to ensure the FB, ash box, heat transfer pipe, vents etc are the right size and of course the chute too. Can anyone shove me in the right direction or give me some pointers?

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Re: Gravity fed smoker

Post by ajfoxy » June 20th, 2018, 4:31 pm

Are you building from the plans (smokerplans.net)? Or are you winging it from pictures etc? I'd say most of the guys on this site have built gravity feed smokers from the plans. And as far as I know there are no calculators for gravity feed smokers... I might be wrong, but I've not found any.


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Re: Gravity fed smoker

Post by Big T » June 20th, 2018, 4:55 pm

:yth: It's hard to find any info on the inner workings of a GF anywhere on the internet.


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Re: Gravity fed smoker

Post by Rodcrafter » June 27th, 2018, 9:47 am

It is all about the charcoal burner (BTU) vs the cubic inches of the CC. Frank might answer your question on a PM. But I personally recommend the plans for this one type of smoker.


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