Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by Squiggle » August 8th, 2017, 10:37 pm

:LG: well done dude! :beer:


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Post by Rodcrafter » August 9th, 2017, 8:45 am

:yth:


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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by addison363 » August 15th, 2017, 7:03 am

Another pictorial update. Good progress on the Grill side!
85 grill sides in 1.jpg
85 grill sides in 2.jpg
86 longer Jack legs.jpg
87 elevator for fire.jpg
88 elevator in place.jpg
88 elevator in place2.jpg
89 Fire brick tray complete.jpg
90 Firebrick on tray high.jpg
91 firebrick on tray lowjpg.jpg
Next up -- grill cooking frame, cantilever beam and winch mount. Also ordered a couple of toggle clamps to tighten smoker door at temperature.
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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by ajfoxy » August 15th, 2017, 5:20 pm

Nice, coming along. It'll be good to see it all come together.


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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by Big T » August 15th, 2017, 5:50 pm

Nice!! :kewl:


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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by mp4 » August 16th, 2017, 4:11 am

Very nice work - the elevator is an awesome idea!



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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by Squiggle » August 17th, 2017, 2:15 am

Awesome work dude, well done! :kewl:


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Post by temurf » August 18th, 2017, 9:34 pm

:LG:


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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by Rodcrafter » August 22nd, 2017, 6:10 am

:LG:


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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by addison363 » September 11th, 2017, 7:59 am

Hello all. I've made some progress tightening up the door on the smoker as well as major steps on the Santa Maria grill side. Check out pictures below
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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by addison363 » September 11th, 2017, 8:08 am

Here is next batch of pictures.
103 hoist mounted.jpg
104 hoist and catilever.jpg
105 pulleys mounted.jpg
106 mounted frame and cantilever.jpg
107 grate lowered.jpg
108 grate raised.jpg
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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by Pete Mazz » September 11th, 2017, 8:54 am

really nice !


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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by Big T » September 11th, 2017, 4:39 pm

:yth: :kewl:


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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by Rodcrafter » September 11th, 2017, 8:18 pm

Yep, you are one of us for sure. That sorta stuff is going to secure you a seat at the table with the rest of us. You know normal people buy there outdoor cooking stuff at Walmart. It takes a creative mind and hard work to make exceptional cooking stuff.


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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by Squiggle » September 18th, 2017, 3:20 am

Yeah, what he said ^ nice work! :beer:


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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by temurf » September 19th, 2017, 6:36 pm

That is awesome.

Not only can you raise and lower the fire grate, but you can also raise and lower the cooking grate for the ultimate adjust-ability.:points:

I like it.


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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by ajfoxy » September 19th, 2017, 7:12 pm

:yth: :kewl:


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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by addison363 » September 25th, 2017, 10:01 am

Phase 2 is now complete! Thanks to all for your encouragement and advice along the way this summer. Phase 3 is electric and electronics. Still need a place to plug in a rotisserie and a blender! Need to upgrade iGrill to Fireboard Extreme. Here are pictures of Santa Maria Grill side complete! No stinkin' wheel required when you have a 1350 lb hoist on-board!
109 Cantilever Attached.jpg
110 Final winch connection.jpg
111 Phase 2 complete1.jpg
112 Phase 2 complete.jpg
113 First tri-tip seasoned.jpg
114 Santa Maria lit.jpg
115 seasoning grate.jpg
116 tri-tip post sear.jpg
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118 Tri-Tip Done.jpg
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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by behind bars bbq » September 25th, 2017, 11:40 am

Yum!!!


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Post by Rodcrafter » September 25th, 2017, 12:11 pm

oh yeah!


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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by Big T » September 25th, 2017, 4:29 pm

:needfood: :beer:


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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by ajfoxy » September 25th, 2017, 8:19 pm

:beer: Oh yeah, Q-view with fire... :kewl:


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Post by temurf » September 27th, 2017, 7:56 pm

:LG:

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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by addison363 » October 4th, 2017, 8:11 am

This past Friday my son came home from college with his room mate so we decided to configure the cooker for doing pizzas over propane. (Credit goes to Pete Mazz for the idea). I slide in the the insulated ceiling and firebrick tray and preheated for about 30 minutes. Door warped open a bit at the bottom but cooker more than held it's temp! We did 12 of these pizzas. I started out cooking them for 4 minutes but by the last third of the cook they were coming out in 2 minutes!
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Re: Vertical Stainless Santa Maria Combo Build

Post by ajfoxy » October 4th, 2017, 8:50 pm

Nice, is that 3 minutes of cooking or 3 minutes of eating... :D


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