Mailbox Mod

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by beuler, Apr 2, 2015.

  1. beuler

    beuler Smoke Blower

    Hey all, I have the MES 40 and want to do the Mailbox mod since the chip tray sucks..

    Can I use a galvanized metal box or not?

    Someone on here said not to but I cant imagine it gets so hot it would kill me...
  2. tropics

    tropics Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    beuler I really do not know if my mailbox is galvanized, after a few trays of pellets  the mailbox is coated with tar.You can just burn a tray to see how it gets coated. Hope that helps good luck
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  3. hillbillyrkstr

    hillbillyrkstr Master of the Pit Group Lead

    The pellet tray will not get hot enough for it to matter. But I bought a cheap steel mailbox for $19.99 at lowes. And the inside is coated well with smoke residue after a year or so of using it.
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  4. bmaddox

    bmaddox Master of the Pit

    Yep. Using an AMNPS my mailbox barely even gets hot to the touch which is not hot enough to burn anything off. I have a cheap steel box that is painted inside and out.
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