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Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby ntima8r » March 18th, 2017, 6:49 pm

I have a reverse flow smoker that is 24" x 85". I would like to make some changes to the set up. I have a new firebox which is 18"x24"x30" that I want to install. I have questions about the throat size and the height of the baffle plate. How big should the opening from the firebox to the cook chamber be? And how high from the bottom of the cook chamber should the baffle be? How high above the baffle should the firebox be mounted? I have a few ideas. I'm just second guessing myself and would like advice .



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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby ajfoxy » March 19th, 2017, 4:00 am

:welcome:
One of the more knowledgeable members will pipe up shortly.


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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby Big T » March 19th, 2017, 5:03 pm

Welcome! Your throat should be 104 sq inches, the shape doesn't affect the performance. Pete has a throat calculator that'll help you figure out which shape you want to go with. Most guys run the BP the same height as the top of the firebox but I like to raise the BP an inch higher and add a shadow plate below the BP for the first 12'' or so.


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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby ntima8r » March 19th, 2017, 5:44 pm

Thanks Big T I'll check the calculator


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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby ntima8r » June 30th, 2017, 12:40 pm

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It's been awhile, got the mods done, and smoking like a champ.


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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby Big T » June 30th, 2017, 3:58 pm

Nice!! :beer:


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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby ajfoxy » June 30th, 2017, 6:09 pm

:yth:
Nice indeed... she looks a beaut.


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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby Rodcrafter » July 1st, 2017, 12:26 pm

It is nice when the plan comes together. So did you do what Pete said or come up with something else?


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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby ntima8r » July 1st, 2017, 9:01 pm

Rodcrafter wrote:It is nice when the plan comes together. So did you do what Pete said or come up with something else?


I followed the advice I received on this stream and referred to the calculator.



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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby Rodcrafter » July 2nd, 2017, 8:41 pm

Awesome!


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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby temurf » July 3rd, 2017, 11:24 am

:LG:
Sweet looking pit. :kewl:

Looks like its time for some Q-View. :rulz:


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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby ntima8r » July 7th, 2017, 5:23 pm

temurf wrote::LG:
Sweet looking pit. :kewl:

Looks like its time for some Q-View. :rulz:





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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby ntima8r » July 7th, 2017, 5:24 pm

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Couple of brisket pictures


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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby Big T » July 7th, 2017, 6:37 pm

:needfood: :needfood: :needfood: :needfood: :needfood:
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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby ajfoxy » July 7th, 2017, 10:10 pm

:yth: :beer:


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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby Rodcrafter » July 8th, 2017, 11:11 am

Was it as good as it looked?
I was only asking as I waited for samples.


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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby temurf » July 8th, 2017, 8:27 pm

:LG:

:needfood: Nice! :needfood:

Good looking brisket. :kewl:


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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby ntima8r » July 11th, 2017, 3:49 pm

Rodcrafter wrote:Was it as good as it looked?
I was only asking as I waited for samples.


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The only taste I got was when I was slicing it. So I guess the answer is yes.


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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby temurf » July 11th, 2017, 6:18 pm

You have to taste it frequently while slicing any Q.
I'm sure its in the :rulz:


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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby ajfoxy » July 11th, 2017, 7:33 pm

:yth: absolutely


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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby Rodcrafter » July 12th, 2017, 6:39 am

I know what you mean NT I take a brisket to an annual get together each time and slice it and by the time I get my plate I'm lucky if ther is still any there. :BDHorse:


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Re: Remodel reverse flow smoker

Postby Squiggle » July 18th, 2017, 6:47 am

Yuuuuuummmmmm! :needfood:


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