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Building a Cooker from a Propane Tank

Post by forty_creek » October 17th, 2016, 6:26 pm

Finally got her basically done...have a few tweaks around gas for fish cookers and dual burners.
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Thanks to all that provided advise, suggestions and encourage and to Redneck. He's not on here but he taught me how to weld on this dream of mine.

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Re: Building a Cooker from a Propane Tank

Post by Squiggle » October 17th, 2016, 7:50 pm

That's awesome dude, such a sweet smoker that most of us can only dream of. You've built the beast most of us want to. :beer: :kewl:


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Post by Rodcrafter » October 17th, 2016, 8:00 pm

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Re: Building a Cooker from a Propane Tank

Post by Tom_Heath » October 17th, 2016, 11:12 pm

I must agree. This a very well thought out build. They don't get much better then this one.


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Re: Building a Cooker from a Propane Tank

Post by Rev.Mike » October 17th, 2016, 11:41 pm

that is one beast of a cooker! and 40 creek, with this group, you ARE family



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Re: Building a Cooker from a Propane Tank

Post by Pete Mazz » October 18th, 2016, 3:50 am

If it cooks as good as it looks you're set for life! :beer:


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Post by Gizmo » October 18th, 2016, 6:14 am

I didn't catch up all 44 pages of this thread but the ones I did .... WOW! That is a tandem-axle wet dream right there! :kewl:


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Re: Building a Cooker from a Propane Tank

Post by forty_creek » October 18th, 2016, 10:22 am

Thanks fellas it means a lot


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Re: Building a Cooker from a Propane Tank

Post by Rodcrafter » October 18th, 2016, 11:18 am

I can confirm it works like a dream. I have to say it isn't the setup for everyone, but it is the setup everyone would like to say they made. Fine workmanship and design, I personally would love to have it, even if I did have to get a bigger pickup.

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Re: Building a Cooker from a Propane Tank

Post by mp4 » October 18th, 2016, 1:07 pm

Truthfully, the pictures don't do it justice. It is much more impressive in person. I'm glad I had the privilege to witness it in action!



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Re: Building a Cooker from a Propane Tank

Post by Tom_Heath » October 18th, 2016, 8:08 pm

Ok, so I was in and out on this thread working under cover. But. I did pay close attention to the fire basket. And let me say WOW when I saw it in person. I had it in my head that the basket was a little large, but in person it was simply OMG. Had FORTY say maybe sat in the basket for at least one of the pics. Then all would have been in prospective.


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Re: Building a Cooker from a Propane Tank

Post by Rodcrafter » October 19th, 2016, 4:31 pm

You guys, you know I thought it was perfect


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Re: Building a Cooker from a Propane Tank

Post by forty_creek » October 20th, 2016, 7:23 am

"Caesar" Approves!!! I've reached the pinnacle!!!

Thanks all! This build started 1/12/15, well that was the first cut. Planning started many many years ago. The it got real late December 2014 when I found this future family. I hope to be able to help others with what I've learned.


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Re: Building a Cooker from a Propane Tank

Post by KarateDoc » October 20th, 2016, 8:52 am

Just finished reading all 44 pages :LG:

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Re: Building a Cooker from a Propane Tank

Post by Chromeski » August 14th, 2018, 10:16 am

Incredibly old thread, but don't blame me. The second child is likely walking and talking by now. I think it was RC that posted the link in another thread. After about page 10 I went pictures only and didn't read much. This is an amazing cooker for sure. Thanks for sharing your build. Hopefully with my post someone else will go thru 18 pages.



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Re: Building a Cooker from a Propane Tank

Post by Rodcrafter » September 3rd, 2018, 4:13 pm

Reed has brought the rig out to a couple of the gatherings, it takes center stage for sure. The cover helps a lot, first gathering he brought it, there were walnuts falling from the trees and it sounded like baseballs were hitting the cover. They might have knocked someone out.


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Re: Building a Cooker from a Propane Tank

Post by Frank_Cox » September 4th, 2018, 7:17 pm

haha yep, it is a show stopper! I remember that RC like it was yesterday!



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