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Just what I was lookin for!

post #1 of 15
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So I am on vacation this week...gettin some honey-do list done... and I decided to take a break from that to go walleye fishin with a buddy at a local river.The run is starting a little early this year so there isnt alot of fish up the river yet. I came home with 1 nice male. I filleted it up an soaked it in italian dressing to throw it on the charcoal UDS grill. It was yummy. Sorry I didnt get any pics of the finished fillets but the family was hungry!





Anyways.... on to the real good news.  Since I was in town I decided to stop at the salvage yard to see if they had any tanks....

Here is what followed me home....




I think it is  a 120 gal tank. I'm not sure. It is 4 feet long from cap to cap but I havent measured the diameter yet. This is Just what I was lookin for to make my backyard Charcoal grill!  I've got so many ideas rattling around in my head right nowhit.gif... but I have to wait on this till I get my gatorade smoker done first.AAAARRRRGGHH!!!102.gif   I need to take more vacations so I can get all these ideas done! biggrin.gif


Wish me luck!


post #2 of 15

What a great day!!



post #3 of 15

Nice way to start the vacation

post #4 of 15

OK, I'm ready to go fishing now!  It may be another month or so, but I'm going.icon_mrgreen.gif  Looking forward to your new smoker/cooker.  It should be a dandy.

post #5 of 15

Walleye and another smoker build....What can be better than that?




No Creosote! A-Maze-N Smokers

post #6 of 15

Now thats a good start to a vacation.. icon14.gif

post #7 of 15

A fella just can't have too many smokers

post #8 of 15

Nice score. Sounds like a good day of fishing to me.

post #9 of 15

That is a couple of very nice catches for sure

post #10 of 15

From humble beginnings...

I knew you were going to come down with a good case of O.S.D. when I found those barrels for ya.biggrin.gif

But now,a big rigyahoo.gif

Good going and keep us posted...Oh , and if you need a wood source....I got a couple good onessuper.gif.

Have fun on your vacation,wife.gif

And by all means,

post #11 of 15

Nice Walleye you old SOB!


Nice tank too---Probably make a much better smoker than the air compressor it once was.

We had one similar at the first cabinet shop I worked at.

It had Babbet bearings, and we used to have to whack it with a hammer, when it started humming, instead of kicking on.

Sparks would shoot 8 feet, as it started. Boy was I glad when he got a new one!


No more time for fishing---gotta finish that Gatorade smoker!



post #12 of 15

Great score on the tank. Hope to find myself a couple like that this summer.icon14.gif

post #13 of 15

Nice Walleye and Tank... Vacation was it or Tank Hunting Expedition?

post #14 of 15


Nice catch (both of them)icon14.gif


post #15 of 15

What a great day you had.


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