Cook chamber size.

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Cook chamber size.

Post by ntjones » January 8th, 2020, 9:54 am

Is an 18” diameter pipe size to small fore a smoker or has anyone done this size with success? I have someone willing to give me about six 4’ pieces of 18” pipe.


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Re: Cook chamber size.

Post by Big T » January 8th, 2020, 5:44 pm

There have been a lot of smokers built from 18'' pipe. It may limit you on what you can cook depending on your design. You won't be able to fit a whole turkey in there but you could probably get most stuff to fit. I would definitely take it if they were giving it away.


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Re: Cook chamber size.

Post by ntjones » January 8th, 2020, 6:26 pm

Thanks. I think I might build an offset smoker and a charcoal grill. That’s the best deal on materials I’ve found in a while. Lol.


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Re: Cook chamber size.

Post by Dirtytires » January 8th, 2020, 11:45 pm

As mentioned, you will probably only get one rack in it and bigger cuts of meat could be an issue. Definitely great for a patio smoker but remember all the work you put into it will be frustrating if you out-grow the pit in short time.



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Re: Cook chamber size.

Post by ntjones » January 9th, 2020, 6:48 am

I might need to save my efforts for a bigger cook chamber. I would like to build a 250 gallon in the future. Plus I allready have a 60 gallon reverse flow. I might use the pipe for a regalia right grill and build an extra one for my brother.


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