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Smoker Clones are your own version of a commercially available Smoker. Examples are Stumps, Jambo, Backwoods, or any other you want to try to copy.
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Post by Squiggle » April 30th, 2016, 3:04 am

Awesome work dude, you're streaking ahead of me! :kewl:


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Post by sector5 » April 30th, 2016, 4:12 am

when you do your fire box laser cut got 2 done for $400Image



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Post by Pete Mazz » April 30th, 2016, 4:27 am

sector5, I split this into a build thread in the Smoker Clones section. Please use this thread to document the build.


BTW, Looks great!! :beer:


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Post by Weldun » April 30th, 2016, 12:38 pm

Looks like you're well on your way, nice work!


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Post by sector5 » March 5th, 2017, 4:38 am

Hi guys got to fire it up today, took awhile to get to temp.
I read how to get the pit up to temp. Will give it a shot with extra charcoal in fire box next time.
Do you guys run your chimney dampener more open then closed ? My kamado is closed and my offset is open
And dam it takes so long to cool down was going to take it to a comp but I would be there for days waiting for it to cool down.



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Post by ajfoxy » March 5th, 2017, 6:23 am

On my GF double pan we leave the damper open. Seldom even play with it. For getting up to temp sooner invest in a BBQ Guru CyberQ. Makes the whole process a fraction of the time. As for cooling down. Well, that is a fact it does stay hot for long. Which on long cooks is great. Perhaps on shorter cooks use less charcoal. Alternativley if you want to leave early then just dump the charcoal. Providing you made the firebox grate removable that is.


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Post by Rodcrafter » March 5th, 2017, 9:25 am

On the removable fire grate topic. It is nice to make a handle for that process and attach it to the fire grate.


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Post by Stewart » March 5th, 2017, 9:35 am

I am envious of this work of art



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Post by Squiggle » March 5th, 2017, 11:06 pm

:yth: to all above. Never even made a damper for the stack on mine, just a removable cap & the CyberQ is a must, makes life so simple. Also, a handle for the grate was a brilliant addition, so much easier to remove. :kewl:


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Re: Hi from down under

Post by sector5 » March 9th, 2017, 5:33 am

Made a mount for the guru today temp was up in 20min thanks for the input

Who do you guys find the temp difference from top to bottom I have about 40f ?
Did you guys make a extra shelf for water pans ?
How do you find the pot burns I find it burns a bit to clean, will try some wood chunks for smoke tomorrow..

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Post by Squiggle » March 9th, 2017, 5:44 am

I have only about 10-15deg diff from top to bottom.

Don't need a water pan, I always wrap for the last hour or two.

I put chunks in the ash pan & a couple in the chute, plenty of smoke & always a good smoke ring. :kewl:


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Post by temurf » March 9th, 2017, 9:19 pm

:LG:
Now it looks like its time for some Q-View... :rulz:


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Re: Hi from down under

Post by ajfoxy » March 10th, 2017, 4:24 pm

:yth:


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