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Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by davey6, Feb 9, 2016.

  1. davey6

    davey6 Newbie

    Long time lurker, so I thought I best finally sign sign up!

    Planning a UDS build, I'm in the UK so some of the parts are harder to source, CyberQ etc but I'm planning it all out!

    I've done some smoking on a cheap ProQ bullet and while some of it has been ok (great according to those who tried it) I feel I can do better and I need a project...
     
  2. smokin monkey

    smokin monkey Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hi Davey, Welcome to our "Family" and "Addiction"

    Plenty of good folk on here, ask any questions you can think of, and you will get your answers.

    Please take time to look at the UK Smokers Forum,

    http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/f/3161/uk-smokers

    And introduce your self on the UK Roll Call

    http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/t/229926/roll-call

    We have had our 2nd UK Smokes weekend, where members attend and cooked over the weekend, dates and plans are already in place for 2016. Please use the link below to view the website.

    http://www.uk-smf.co.uk

    Smokin Monkey �
     
  3. davey6

    davey6 Newbie

    Thanks!

    I'll take a look!
     
  4. bluewhisper

    bluewhisper Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    You've done well so far and you want to learn more. Green semaphores.

    One thing, if you post to the UK group the whole board can read it but only members of that UK group can reply to you.
     
  5. davey6

    davey6 Newbie

     Thanks good to know!
     
  6. smokinal

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

    Welcome to SMF!

    Glad to have you aboard!

    Al
     
  7. Hi Dave, welcome to the forum, these guys are really helpful.

    If you are planning on using a controlled fan assisted air input, just stick one hole in your drum for the fitting. I started with the manual valve method and had three holes in it. I have now fitted a controlled fan and the other holes are redundant.

    I used a Weber 57cm cooking grate held up by three 8mm stainless bolts. I got a fair few bits from Screwfix, which is just down the road for me. They are a brilliant addition to the outdoor kitchen. I have done the last three Xmas dinners in mine, I had to lag it though, it lost too much heat.
    I would have stuck some pictures up, but like a numpty I didn't back up my old lappy and when the hard drive crashed, I lost all my photos.
     
  8. davey6

    davey6 Newbie

    Hey!

    That's the rub, I think the pit controller will follow in a few months. so I think I will go with 3 intakes. 2 with copper pipes running to the lid height, and one capped on the bottom as a back up. Might skip the bottom one though.

    I'm thinking 22mm since that's about 3/4" and will factor in my later purchase!

    Elbow into the barrell, copper pipe to the ball valve. Might need to add a bracket to the barrel at that height too.
     
  9. [​IMG]   Good afternoon and welcome to the forum, from a nice sunny day here in East Texas, and the best site on the web. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything.

    Gary
     

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