DDave's Reverse Flow Build

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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by Cole » February 17th, 2018, 6:24 am

Get that hog ready!



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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by DDave » February 20th, 2018, 7:06 pm

Some more progress pics.

Grease drain.

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Firebox

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Grease dam

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More of the RF plate

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Weld closeup

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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by ajfoxy » February 20th, 2018, 7:11 pm

Looking good. Nice build. Well done.


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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by temurf » February 20th, 2018, 7:47 pm

:LG:


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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by Big T » February 20th, 2018, 8:26 pm

:yth:


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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by Dirtytires » February 20th, 2018, 9:23 pm

You sure put a lot of work into that baffle plate....nice tie into the drain.



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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by DDave » February 20th, 2018, 10:59 pm

Dirtytires wrote:You sure put a lot of work into that baffle plate....nice tie into the drain.
Wasn't me. Was the high school metal shop teacher and students. :welder: :-bd

I've never welded anything in my life. I'm just providing the design and funding.

And some ribs when it's all done.



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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by Rodcrafter » February 21st, 2018, 8:02 am

Its going to be a dandy


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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by Cole » February 21st, 2018, 11:08 am

Very nice work and welds. Whats the cooking plan when complete?



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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by DDave » March 9th, 2018, 11:47 am

Firebox is on.

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And the end caps.

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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by Dirtytires » March 9th, 2018, 11:56 am

Great progress.

I now feel my little wooden 2x4 saw horses and in need of a serious upgrade!



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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by ajfoxy » March 9th, 2018, 4:24 pm

Yep they are some serious saw horses...


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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by Big T » March 9th, 2018, 7:44 pm

:LG:


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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by Rodcrafter » March 10th, 2018, 12:15 pm

It does look good. I wish someone would clean my shop like that.


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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by ajfoxy » March 10th, 2018, 5:41 pm

Heck, I wish I had a shop that size, I'd clean it myself... maybe :D


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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by Squiggle » March 10th, 2018, 7:38 pm

Wow dude, awesome lookin unit! :kewl:


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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by DDave » March 10th, 2018, 11:55 pm

Rodcrafter wrote:It does look good. I wish someone would clean my shop like that.
Heh,the last 10 minutes of every class period is "clean up" time for the students. :-)

Strapping is on.

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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by Big T » March 11th, 2018, 12:02 am

:kewl:


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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by DDave » March 14th, 2018, 3:24 pm

Log grate is done.

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Slides out for easy cleaning.

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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by ajfoxy » March 14th, 2018, 4:58 pm

Nice. :kewl:


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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by temurf » March 14th, 2018, 6:25 pm

That is looking good.


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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by mp4 » March 15th, 2018, 3:57 am

Nice!



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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by Dirtytires » March 15th, 2018, 10:21 am

Might I suggest a small lip on the front and back of the rack? It would help keep coals and ash from falling off.



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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by DDave » May 2nd, 2018, 6:25 pm

Been awhile since the last progress post.

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Eventually I'll go back and fix the broken postimage links. :headwall:



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Re: DDave's Reverse Flow Build

Post by Big T » May 2nd, 2018, 8:12 pm

Nice touch on the rack handle :beer:


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