1st UDS

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1st UDS

Post by elkhorn98 » September 22nd, 2014, 12:17 am

Picked up a food grade 55 gal drum that had blackberry puree in it for my 1st uds. Burned it out, used a grinder with a wire brush, high temp primer, high temp semi gloss black. Went with 4 3/4" nipples and 1 ball valve. Made a thermo port out of threaded lamp rod. Garage door handles. Weber charcoal grate with expanded metal and pizza tray attached for ashes. Went with 2 cooking grates 4.5" and 11" from the top. A diffuser will go on the 3rd weber rack above the charcoal basket and will use a pizza pan or pizza stone. Picked up 3 weber kettle exhaust dampers for the lid. I over burned the lid a little and it warped a little. Anyway to fix it?

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Re: 1st UDS

Post by Rodcrafter » September 22nd, 2014, 6:14 am

:LG:

You got this posted early this morning. You know what is next. :noqview:


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Re: 1st UDS

Post by Clover Ridge Smokers » September 22nd, 2014, 7:16 am

:LG: :LG:


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Re: 1st UDS

Post by elkhorn98 » September 22nd, 2014, 7:22 am

I know sorry no q view yet. I'll have to season it and do some testing. I was planning to oil it but do people also cook something food like a fatty too. I thought I read that somewhere.



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Re: 1st UDS

Post by Smokeone » September 23rd, 2014, 2:46 pm

I would spray it down and then smoke something cheap and fatty. Let the grease and smoke seal it up good.

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Re: 1st UDS

Post by elkhorn98 » September 28th, 2014, 11:33 pm

Ok here's the qview. Uds worked great. Did chuck roast for hillbilly philly sandwiches, fatty, kielbasa, and smoked beans.Image
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Re: 1st UDS

Post by SmokinFF » September 29th, 2014, 5:19 am

Looks like a feast to me!! :LG: :beer:


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Re: 1st UDS

Post by Rodcrafter » September 29th, 2014, 6:03 am

:LG:


That's what I'm talking about!!!!!!!!!!!!! Great job on the "Q".


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Post by Clover Ridge Smokers » September 29th, 2014, 6:49 am

:LG: :LG:


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Post by Big T » September 29th, 2014, 8:00 pm

:needfood: :needfood: :needfood: :needfood:


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Re: 1st UDS

Post by The Czar » September 30th, 2014, 4:13 am

I'm on the way!!!


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