130 Gallon Smoker

Horizontal smokers with a side firebox and tuning plates.
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130 Gallon Smoker

Post by Freiesleben » September 27th, 2017, 2:37 am

Hi All,

I am soon to start my project on a 130 Gallon Smoker. It will be similar to the ones Aaron Franklin builds, but just a smaller scale.

I have been running the calculator as follows: http://feldoncentral.com/bbqcalculator. ... 4.64,84.19

What do people think is a good idea on doors, I have been thinking of two doors like shown on my drawing(measurements on the drawing will be added later). Reason for two doors is to keep temp. loss to a minimum, if I am cooking more than one or two pieces for meat. Where one door will let too much heat out.

The hinges I might want to make of shackles, to get a bit rough look :) Have seen others do that :) But I am not sure if it will be too difficult to bend them. If you have some good ideas let me know :)
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Re: 130 Gallon Smoker

Post by ajfoxy » September 27th, 2017, 2:41 am

Looks like you have got the bits to start and I think two doors is fine.


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Re: 130 Gallon Smoker

Post by Big T » September 27th, 2017, 6:58 pm

:yth: The only way it would be an issue is if you wanted to cook a whole pig but everything else should fit with no problems.


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Re: 130 Gallon Smoker

Post by temurf » September 27th, 2017, 7:04 pm

:yth:
Looking forward to this build. Ask all the questions that you need to and post lots of pics.


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Re: 130 Gallon Smoker

Post by Squiggle » October 5th, 2017, 4:58 am

Looks awesome dude, make sure you run the numbers through the pit calcs at the top of the page, just to make sure it will run smooth. :kewl:


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