First gravity feed build. Modified mini

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First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by Crazycooter » June 8th, 2017, 12:13 pm

Well here is the start of my new gravity feed project. Made it close to 25 percent bigger than what the plans say. Hipe it all works out



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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by Crazycooter » June 8th, 2017, 12:14 pm

Guess the pics didnt work.



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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by Crazycooter » June 8th, 2017, 12:21 pm

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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by ajfoxy » June 8th, 2017, 5:13 pm

I think as you have welded in all the back bits you might struggle a bit to get your chute/firebox/transfer tube assembly in easily.
But I'm sure you'll work that one through. Look forward to further build pics.


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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by Crazycooter » June 8th, 2017, 6:41 pm

Yea i have the one piece out of the 4 i wasnt supposed too. I have to i can zip it out when i put the firebox assembly in.



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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by Weldun » June 8th, 2017, 8:05 pm

Looking good


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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by Squiggle » June 11th, 2017, 4:06 am

Looks awesome dude, nice work! :beer:


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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by Big T » June 11th, 2017, 8:35 pm

Nice!


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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by Rodcrafter » June 12th, 2017, 9:10 am

Cool


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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by Crazycooter » June 12th, 2017, 10:57 am

Got some more done today. Fot the firebox assembly welded up.
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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by Stewart » June 12th, 2017, 4:49 pm

Looking good pal. Be seasoned in no time.



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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by ajfoxy » June 12th, 2017, 5:42 pm

:yth:
Getting closer to Q-view


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Post by Big T » June 12th, 2017, 7:47 pm

:LG:


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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by mp4 » June 13th, 2017, 4:57 am

That thing gets heavy, doesn't it?



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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by Crazycooter » June 13th, 2017, 1:47 pm

Yea its definitely getting heavier. What is everyones opinion on doing the outer skins before doing the door curbs??



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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by Crazycooter » June 13th, 2017, 1:56 pm

Oh. And has anyone purchased the "kit" from bbq smoker supply with the lavalock gasket the slam latch and the thermometer and hinges? Besides the stuff in the kit anything else i should need besides casters??



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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by Rodcrafter » June 13th, 2017, 1:57 pm

I don't see a problem with it I haven't skinned mine but you can just weld the outside of the door curbs and grind the weld down flat so the door seals. It probably would be easier and would cover the gap if there is any around the chute and ash box.


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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by richy20 » June 13th, 2017, 4:51 pm

I skinned mine first then did the door curbs. It made hiding my ugly cuts easier. :kewl:



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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by mp4 » June 14th, 2017, 12:48 am

We prefit everything to make sure there wasn't any huge misfittting panels, welded the curbs down and then tacked all the outer skins in place.



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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by Crazycooter » June 14th, 2017, 7:10 am

Made a little more progress last night. Ran out of wire doing the inside skins so i test fit the fire box assembly. Starting to look like something!
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Post by Rodcrafter » June 14th, 2017, 7:37 am

:LG:


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Post by Squiggle » June 14th, 2017, 8:04 am

:LG:


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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by Crazycooter » June 14th, 2017, 9:01 am

A little que view for u guys with my current smoker.
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Post by Big T » June 14th, 2017, 4:14 pm

:needfood: :needfood: :needfood: :needfood: :needfood:
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Re: First gravity feed build. Modified mini

Post by Rodcrafter » June 14th, 2017, 4:31 pm

It looks like a good time.



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