Center FireBox Rear Facing reverse Flow Trailer Build

Discussion in 'Reverse Flow' started by southofmanitoba, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. This is our build of our first smoker.

    Let me know what you think and check it out. 

    The tank was an old water storage tank, the original size was over 11 ft long now it is 5 1/2ft long and 3 foot diameter.

    It had to be removed from the basement in 6 peices as the house was build around it

    There are five reverse flow plates that can be easily moved out for cleaning and the air intake 

    it a pipe system with the large handle so its easily adjusted.

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  2. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Looking forward to seeing how this turns out.
     
  3. That's gonna be sweet. Keeping an eye on this one.
     
  4. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looking good so far.

    Do you plan on your next build being a big smoker?  LOL

    Good luck and good smoking.
     
  5. There is a lot of pictures and the project is on its last leg of being done so this is kinda a build recap.

    It was a learning experience as none of us had built a trailer. It turned out great and i wouldn't change to much.

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    Here is our first dry fit with a rolling trailer and the two tanks

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    This is me welding the door sills in im laying on the flow plates, the air flows from center to the outsides then up it will have a single center smoke stack

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  6. sunman76

    sunman76 Master of the Pit

    thats a awsome lookn tank you got cant wait to see some thin blue smoke coming out of it.
     
  7. Oooh. Big enough to smoke a human.
     
  8. Absolutely beautiful!
    I'm really looking foreward to seeing how this comes out!
     
  9. randya

    randya Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Please keep the pictures coming on this one.  You are doing an excellent job!
     
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    This is the start of the air intake

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  11. Its been a while but here are some photos of the smoker its has been in some competitions but is still a work in progress

    Here is the first time we had any meat on her. We have since named her Alice.

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  12. We almost have her done just got some more paint work that we did after this picture.

    As soon as i get some new pictures.

    We have added some custom blacksmith handles and are in the process of adding

    a computer and fans.

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  13. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    SoM, morning and welcome to the forum.... the smoker is really cool...   leaving the level indicator and rivets adds a touch of mystique... great build...   Dave
     
  14. michael ark

    michael ark Master of the Pit

    Sweet build!:biggrin:
     
  15. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    That is one sweet smoker - congrats on an awesome build 
     
  16. looks good! I also did a center firebox reverse flow! works great!
     
  17. 561grizz660

    561grizz660 Newbie

    Nice to hear that the rear center feed reverse flow is working couldnt fine ne online before we started out build but i thought it was a good idea!
     
  18. We smoked on it yesterday and she didn't let us down. We are currently working on the air flow. It stays right at temp consistantly, but I fell like we run through a lot of fuel. I was wondering if anyone else has had the same issue with their reverse flow?
     

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