what clearence lid to rack on vert drum smoker?

Discussion in 'Charcoal Smokers' started by invader q, Apr 5, 2008.

  1. invader q

    invader q Smoke Blower

    Finishing up a vertical 55 gal drum smoker, and had a question. What's the distance from the lid down to the rack supposed to be?

    Thanks!
     
  2. bbq bubba

    bbq bubba Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Depends on the drum, you want to have your grill about 24" from your charcoal ring, which leaves between 6 to 8" from the lid. [​IMG]
     
  3. invader q

    invader q Smoke Blower

    Thanks BBQ Bubba!

    I'll try to get a pic or two when it's done to post.
     

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