Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Heatermeter builder » December 28th, 2017, 10:45 pm

That's a lot of steel.

I too, well until they could not find them and they plasma cut them instead, the Firefox parts. Then a couple weeks later while picking up another batch of steel they gave me the missing laser cut parts. I wish I had waited for them, boy were they nicely cut.


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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Elmacho » December 29th, 2017, 6:32 pm

Well tonight was eventful. Not really. I spent five hours with a caliper, a straight edge, and a flashlight adjusting the plates to the same height and verifying a flush straight work surface. I clamped up some firebox pieces and it looks fantastic. Tomorrow my new saw comes in and I can start tacking up the frame.

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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Weldun » December 29th, 2017, 8:55 pm

Looking good!


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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Elmacho » December 29th, 2017, 11:45 pm

Weldun wrote:Looking good!
Thanks Weldun. Hey what did you use for your removable expanded metal retainers. The welded on nuts. Did you tap the welded on pieces?


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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Weldun » December 29th, 2017, 11:54 pm

They're unistrut nuts, pm me your address and I'll mail you some I have an endless supply of them.


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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Frank_Cox » December 30th, 2017, 12:16 pm

:LG:
Good job buddy! I like that table for sure!


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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Rodcrafter » December 30th, 2017, 1:58 pm

I knew the clamps would be sweet on that table. Nice work


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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Elmacho » December 30th, 2017, 4:13 pm

Frank_Cox wrote::LG:
Good job buddy! I like that table for sure!
Thanks Frank! The table came out good.
Rodcrafter wrote:I knew the clamps would be sweet on that table. Nice work
Thanks Rodcrafter. It will definitely come in handy. I am going to clamp up a door with 45s and see how flat it comes out.



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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Elmacho » December 30th, 2017, 10:27 pm

Started tacking up the fireboxes. Never fails I ran out of consumables.

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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Big T » December 30th, 2017, 11:25 pm

That always happens at the worst time possible X(


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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Elmacho » December 31st, 2017, 12:18 am

Big T wrote:That always happens at the worst time possible X(
Luckily I have them at home, otherwise losing 2 days to the holiday until Airgas opens would be a crying shame.



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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Tom_Heath » December 31st, 2017, 8:47 pm

Well Dang, if the cookers come out half as nice as the table then your gonna have two stellar rigs.

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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Elmacho » December 31st, 2017, 10:05 pm

Tom_Heath wrote:Well Dang, if the cookers come out half as nice as the table then your gonna have two stellar rigs.

Nice work !!
Thanks Tom! I sure hope so.

First box is nearly done.

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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Weldun » January 1st, 2018, 12:54 am

Looks like the toughest part is behind you, the getting started part. Looking good bud!


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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Rodcrafter » January 1st, 2018, 10:17 am

I’m feeling tempted to build one of those tables. I think I would use 1/2” flat bar for the slats.


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Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Elmacho » January 1st, 2018, 10:28 am

Rodcrafter wrote:I’m feeling tempted to build one of those tables. I think I would use 1/2” flat bar for the slats.


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That’s what I used. 1/2” flat bar for the top, 2x4 for top rails and 2x2 everything else.


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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Texasbowhunter » January 1st, 2018, 12:31 pm

Not to deviate from your Smoker and as others have commented that is a nice table...
What was the width of the plate you used for you surface and the spacing you used between the plates...
Can you include a link to this table design to get some of the questions which will come to mind later
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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Texasbowhunter » January 1st, 2018, 12:32 pm

On a side note
Your smoker is looking awesome...



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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Elmacho » January 1st, 2018, 1:39 pm

I can throw something together. Quick answer is 6” x 1/2” flat stock 1.5” spacing.


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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Big T » January 1st, 2018, 2:50 pm

:LG:


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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Cole » January 1st, 2018, 7:06 pm

Keep the pictures flowing, looks great



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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Rodcrafter » January 1st, 2018, 8:02 pm

Ok that is what I was thinking.


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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Squiggle » January 1st, 2018, 9:57 pm

:LG:


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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Elmacho » January 3rd, 2018, 7:48 am

Squiggle wrote::LG:
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Re: Elmacho's Mini Build(s)!

Post by Elmacho » January 3rd, 2018, 7:49 am

Question for all those who have built a GF Smoker. Do you lock the doors on with the hinges or weld the hinges on so you can remove the doors if need be?



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