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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Stewart » October 11th, 2016, 8:10 pm

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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Squiggle » October 11th, 2016, 9:43 pm

Yep, I just had lunch & now I'm hungry again, awesome stuff dude!! :kewl:


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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Big T » October 11th, 2016, 10:29 pm

:beer: :needfood: :needfood:


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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Rodcrafter » October 12th, 2016, 7:56 am

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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by RouletteRun » October 14th, 2016, 7:13 pm

These pics just made me hungry.


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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Stewart » January 10th, 2017, 7:40 pm

Been a while since I've checked in lol. Since I was in I had great success with the trailer build. So much so that I'm expanding. I've acquired a 35 ft camper that was gutted in a fire. Plan is to keep the whole front intact roughly 16' and make a fully functioning kitchen (per nys health dept) the back 16' will be an open porch with a roof for my reverse flow I built in this thread. I plan on building another small rf to go on this trailer to use around my home as the big one will be for my business now. I'm guessing I should start a new thread? Yes/no?



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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Big T » January 10th, 2017, 8:11 pm

Welcome back, that's always good to hear that it's working out better than expected. I would start a new thread if it was me.


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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by streetsmoker75 » January 13th, 2017, 10:12 pm

Looking good



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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Tom_Heath » January 13th, 2017, 11:28 pm

Yup. A separate thread for each cooker helps down the road when someone wants to search for that style cooker or trailer. Then once there all done you can always summarize them in one new thread showing off a few cool pics of each of your builds. Gets all the awesomeness of you builds in one place without sacrificing details of each build.


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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Stewart » January 17th, 2017, 9:03 am

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Started work on a warming cabinet today. Looking back I really wish I had done this during the initial build rather than retrofit but that's the way it goes. It's a big cabinet measuring 4' tall 3' wide 2' deep.
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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Pete Mazz » January 17th, 2017, 4:58 pm

That oughta do!


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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Big T » January 17th, 2017, 9:10 pm

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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Tom_Heath » January 17th, 2017, 10:18 pm

That's awesome


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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Stewart » January 18th, 2017, 11:37 am

Now I've never used a cabinet like this before. For you guys that have them what temp swings do you see? I was thinking about laying fire brick on the bottom. If it even matters. Any ideas info?



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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Rodcrafter » January 19th, 2017, 10:32 am

Like Tom was saying you should start another thread about this build so others down the road can learn from your experience doing this trailer build. I'll wait to give my feedback until it is on the other thread.


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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Stewart » January 19th, 2017, 9:25 pm

This isn't my new rolling kitchen build. It's my original trailer build just adding a hot box. I got to start a new tread for that?



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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Tom_Heath » January 19th, 2017, 11:42 pm

No, not if you are adding to the original pit. We just try to keep the build threads clean so they are easy to search for.


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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Rodcrafter » January 20th, 2017, 4:21 pm

I don't get much of a temp swing unless my pit isn't level. There are so many things you can do with that combination, insulate or not, opening from FB to WC or just CC to WC, stack or no stack, cold air intakes or not, so what do you want to use it for really? And we might be able to recomend some ideas. I put various options on mine and I can almost make it sweep the shop.

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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Stewart » January 27th, 2017, 6:49 pm

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so far I have the top and sides in. I installed the shelf slides 7 in total 6" in between each. The racks will end up being 28" wide by 20" deep.
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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Pete Mazz » January 28th, 2017, 4:26 am

Should hold enough for a little snack! :wsm:


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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Rodcrafter » January 28th, 2017, 8:32 pm

Sure will!!!!


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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Squiggle » January 28th, 2017, 10:07 pm

Fantastic work dude, should be an awesome unit. :kewl:


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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Rodcrafter » January 30th, 2017, 7:22 am

I was just thinking if you are going to be using that cabinet as a cc and a wc you will need to have a say 8x8 opening in the FB gate to get that big of CC hot enough if you insulate between the 2. Considering the size it might be smarter to not even separate the 2 just put the gate right in the top of the FB. You can always put cold air intakes in the WC to vent some heat if it is too hot.

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Re: My 250 rf cooker and trailer build

Post by Stewart » January 30th, 2017, 12:02 pm

when the weather here breaks from single digits I'd like to fire it up and see what type of temps it gets. Then start tweaking it until I get the desired results. Possibly adding a port from main cc for smoke. A port like your suggesting from fb I do have a slide damper I'm going to install at the top of the door to relieve some heat if it climbs too high. Again won't know anything on how it reacts to the heat till it's burning. I shall report my info when it's done.



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