Did the vent mod.

Discussion in 'Electric Smokers' started by broken oar, Dec 31, 2006.

  1. broken oar

    broken oar Newbie

    It's snowing big time here today. The weather man sad we have 7" so far and it is expected to continue all night and all day tomorow. I needed a project so I did Illini's vent mod. on my MB electric smoker. I followed his instructions and everything went well. I used a 1 1/4" hole saw insted of the recomended 1 3/8" because I already had one. The 1" pipe fitting was a little snug going in but it worked. Pluged it in for a test run after the mod. and it still works - life is good. Looking forward to smoking some baby backs on New Years day. Hope the weather is decent. Thanks for the info Illini.
    Catch ya later
    Broken Oar
     
  2. illini

    illini Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Your very welcome Broaken Oar

    I can soon lean back and let all you guys take over and teach me something. [​IMG]

    Glad it works for you :!: ...got photos?...others would like to see your mod too
     
  3. broken oar

    broken oar Newbie

    Illini
    It looks like you still have one up on me. I do have digital camera but do not know how to post pictures on line. Maybe you could teach me how to do that as well. New technology is great but it takes a while for an old dog to learn it.
    Thanks
    Broken Oar
     
  4. illini

    illini Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Broken Oar
    We all love pics on SMF so here is how it's done.

    Read this post and get some background info

    http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/viewtopic.php?t=645

    Basically you do this

    Resize your photo's to about 600X450 or so pixels with a photo editer
    that has a "resize" button. That will let everyone download them on the posts you create without having a huge file coming in

    Upload those resized photos to imageshack.com or similar site because there is a limit on SMF as to memory usage for each member.

    Put your cursor on the address given by imageshack that identifies the photo you just uploaded and click "copy"

    create the text of the post you are making and "paste" the address you copied into the text at the appropriate place.

    Submit the post and if all goes well it will download the photo for all to see.
     

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