Greetings from El Salvador

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Greetings from El Salvador

Postby gijsveltman » September 12th, 2017, 5:25 pm

Hello everyone, thank you for accepting me to this forum! I am a huge bbq enthusiast, especially Texas-style bbq. I live down in El Salvador, and I've been wanting to get a big smoker for a while now. All I've got is two Weber Kettles and an old, recently-dead Brinkmann offset, which was terrible. Shipping from the US to the tropics is prohibitively expensive (you can easily double the cost of the smoker) , from freight to taxes and all related expenses. Therefore, I'm going to try my hand at building a smoker from a 60 gallon propane tank I bought a few days ago. I'm going to build a standard offset, not a reverse flow.

I have no experience doing this type of work (I work in insurance!), but will be having help from very talented people. I look forward to share my progress with you and get feedback, as well as some support now and then, which I'll surely need!

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Regards,
Gijs
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Re: Greetings from El Salvador

Postby Big T » September 12th, 2017, 5:29 pm

Welcome aboard!! That'll make a nice smoker!


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Re: Greetings from El Salvador

Postby ajfoxy » September 12th, 2017, 5:48 pm

Welcome to the crew.


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Re: Greetings from El Salvador

Postby Squiggle » September 13th, 2017, 3:44 am

:welcome: don't be afraid to ask question & definitely run the numbers through the pit calc & builder calcs at the top of the page. Can't wait to see your progress, I'm sure that tank will make a sweet unit. :kewl:


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Re: Greetings from El Salvador

Postby Pete Mazz » September 13th, 2017, 5:12 am

:welcome:


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Re: Greetings from El Salvador

Postby Rodcrafter » September 13th, 2017, 8:21 pm

Heck yeah!
Welcome to the crew!


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Re: Greetings from El Salvador

Postby Frank_Cox » September 17th, 2017, 9:03 am

Awesome!
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