120 gallon offset, first build

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120 gallon offset, first build

Post by DaddyZSmith » December 20th, 2018, 6:54 pm

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Just picked up a used 120 gallon tank to start my build.
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Re: 120 gallon offset, first build

Post by Dirtytires » December 20th, 2018, 9:03 pm

That is a really nice size for a patio model...what are you planning to build?



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Re: 120 gallon offset, first build

Post by Chromeski » December 21st, 2018, 2:05 am

Double check the calculator before you start. That will be a good sized unit



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Re: 120 gallon offset, first build

Post by DaddyZSmith » December 21st, 2018, 11:33 am

I’m going to build it out as a small franklin style offset. I plan on putting it on wheels with a wagon hitch so I can move it around the yard or onto a trailer with ease.



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Re: 120 gallon offset, first build

Post by Dirtytires » December 22nd, 2018, 11:29 am

When you say franklin style, I envision another attempt at controlling your fire with just the firebox door. Please tell me I am incorrect and you are going to put some proper intake dampers on it..?

No dampers = no controll = much frustration



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Re: 120 gallon offset, first build

Post by Chromeski » December 22nd, 2018, 3:22 pm

I agree, air control is key



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Re: 120 gallon offset, first build

Post by DaddyZSmith » January 5th, 2019, 10:45 am

Progress has been extremely slow because of work and family time.
When I said it was going to be a franklin style smoker I was more referring to the smoke stack placement and height. I will have a small damper on the door, but if I need more air I’ll just crack the door open a bit. That is how I’ve been smoking with my smaller smoker.



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Re: 120 gallon offset, first build

Post by Dirtytires » January 6th, 2019, 5:27 pm

It’s your smoker...we can only make suggestions.



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Re: 120 gallon offset, first build

Post by DaddyZSmith » March 9th, 2019, 8:33 pm

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I acquired a trailer and am working on securing the tank to it. Next step is cutting the doors. Then smoke stack placement and fire box mounting.
How do I post pictures on here without having them turn sideways? It’s a bit frustrating.
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Re: 120 gallon offset, first build

Post by Newsmoke » March 29th, 2019, 3:43 am

I still don't know also how to post the picture properly. Keep posting though! I am getting tomorrow a 130Gallon tank for my next build



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Re: 120 gallon offset, first build

Post by Overspray » March 29th, 2019, 7:08 am

Looking good.


If you’re taking the pics from your phone, then take them with your phone sideways. Seems like the forum wants the pic to be longer than taller. So however you take it, the forum will flip it to be wider.



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Re: 120 gallon offset, first build

Post by Newsmoke » April 1st, 2019, 3:21 am

Are you cutting one or 2 doors?



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Re: 120 gallon offset, first build

Post by mp4 » April 27th, 2019, 8:36 am

Overspray wrote:Looking good.


If you’re taking the pics from your phone, then take them with your phone sideways. Seems like the forum wants the pic to be longer than taller. So however you take it, the forum will flip it to be wider.
One other thing I've learned to do is edit the picture...crop it just a small bit. Once its saved it always posts up the intended way.



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