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Post by Genesaika » June 13th, 2018, 2:50 pm

Hi everyone, I'm new here, been lurking around enjoying all of the builds for a few months and finally decided to make a post. I have experience welding and fitting for cranes as I was a mechanic, I also do some blacksmithing on the side.

I've never done any smoking, but have wanted to for a while now. After looking over all the commercially available models I just wasn't happy with them. So I figured " why not put my skills to use and make something that I will be happy with and will last forever", which lead me here.

I've located a few propane tanks through a friend, 120 and 150 gallon tanks, but I'm waiting on my friend to have some free time. Since I don't have the actual dimensions of the tank yet I haven't done any calculations yet. It will be a fun build, a reverse flow with some interesting materials and design ideas, but I'll add those in my build post a bit later.

Anyways, I hope to learn a lot here and utilize the knowledge to my advantage.



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Re: New from South Louisiana

Post by ajfoxy » June 13th, 2018, 4:46 pm

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Re: New from South Louisiana

Post by Big T » June 13th, 2018, 5:50 pm

Welcome aboard!!


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Re: New from South Louisiana

Post by Dirtytires » June 13th, 2018, 11:39 pm

Welcome...i would think if propane tanks that the dimensions would be standard.



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Re: New from South Louisiana

Post by Rodcrafter » June 14th, 2018, 12:00 am

Welcome to the crew!

DT tanks can vary in dimensions quite a bit and still hold the same volume.
But yes he could use the gallons as the dimension. But its all good.


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Re: New from South Louisiana

Post by Dirtytires » June 14th, 2018, 12:23 am

Rodcrafter wrote:
June 14th, 2018, 12:00 am

DT tanks can vary in dimensions quite a bit and still hold the same volume.

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Good info...I don’t have any experience with tanks...just figured they were of standard dimensions for a given size. Guess I should have known better....lol



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Re: New from South Louisiana

Post by Rodcrafter » June 14th, 2018, 12:47 am

You would think they would be, right? But that would be way too simple.


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Re: New from South Louisiana

Post by Pete Mazz » June 14th, 2018, 4:29 am

Welcome


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