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250 Gallon Grill/Smoker

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I am new here and am sorry if this is in the wrong place.  Mod please move accordingly.

 

A bit of background:  I live in Eastern Tennessee; they pump in the sunlight as I am so remote! PDT_Armataz_01_01.gif  I am an avid DIYer.  I program Linux (hate Wind*ws), grow my own food and am not too keen on paying someone else to do that which I can do or can learn how.  That is how I have come to your forum.

 

With all that said:  I have a 250 gallon tank (used to hold kerosene).  It has sat out for about two years now; 36" diameter x 62" length.  The pictures are attached.  This is my 'blank canvas' so to speak. 

 

Now, I am not going to mount this on a trailer.  It will be placed on a permanent footer and block set up in the front of my barn-to-house conversion.

 

I want a firebox/smoker attached like many I have seen to date on here.  I also want a double rack system in the grill with a third in a tiered system for warming/staging I guess.  I will add a sketch as I go on.

 

So, I guess this thread is first about my tinkering around and displaying such and second, about getting all the good sage advice (no pun intended---or maybe there was?) from you great folks whom I have been lurking around and absorbing all I can!

 

Tank1TankTank Lift PointBarn to House Remodel

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Looks like a good tank to start with. Check out the build sections for some ideas as well as this link http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/forum/thread/54542/building-an-italian-offset-smoker 

 

Good luck with the build and post pics with your progress for us

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That would make one big A-- UDS lol just joking.. looks like a good drum to start withPDT_Armataz_01_34.gif

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Originally Posted by Pineywoods View Post

Looks like a good tank to start with. Check out the build sections for some ideas as well as this link http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/forum/thread/54542/building-an-italian-offset-smoker 

 

Good luck with the build and post pics with your progress for us



Man, thanx!  Already modifying some of my stuff on paper.  Leaning towards the RFHS-C.  Yeah, I'm in the right place and I will keep all updated!

post #5 of 6

There a more than a few builders here that have made awesome units.  Sqwib, bbally, tom37 and raptor700 to name a few. Check them out.

 

Have a great day!!

 

  Craig

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You are in the right place. There are some great builders here who can help answer questions and solve problems as they come up. Good luck and keep us posted.

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