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post #141 of 219
Getting closer..... Looks like it may work..... biggrin.gif
post #142 of 219

Where ya planning to put the bottle opener?

post #143 of 219

Very nice looking smoker!! Can't wait to see what the first rack of ribs look like you put on that thing!!  Those speckled trout looked awesome too!  I miss fishing for those fish!  Great eating too!

post #144 of 219
That really looks nice Joe !
post #145 of 219

Very nice.  Love the integrated drain.

post #146 of 219

Awesome job Buddy Thumbs Up

post #147 of 219
Does anybody know what site I seen stainless steel vents on ?
post #148 of 219
Thread Starter 

With the weather being in the 80's today I'm back at my build. Finished one side of the door and installed the cooking rack guides. This wasn't as easy as I thought it would be. There is a small gap in the middle sides of the doors. I planned on tacking the band to the smoker side then heat and bend the strap and tack it as I bend until is formed to the tank. Then weld the door to the strap and cut the tacks off and grind clean. It worked out well. I didn't get any war page and the band has a pretty tight seal. I will fill the gap with some high heat rtv and you wont even know its there.



You can see on the far end the gap in the center of the door. that will get filled in with rtv





pretty nice fit up




its getting closer... :grilling_smilie:


Thanks for looking

post #149 of 219
Lookin' better.... icon14.gif
post #150 of 219

Looks good Joe

post #151 of 219

Hey Joe gunna be a nice one, Can't wait



post #152 of 219

Looking good Joe hope to see you in a month.

post #153 of 219
Thread Starter 
Yep. Wont be long...
post #154 of 219
Thread Starter 

Finished the doors and installed the door stops. I need some 1x1/2 flat bar to finish the firebox door and don't have any so I'll have to get to that next week along with materials for the grates....... As soon as it warms up a few coats of paint will clean her up...... I'm hoping to fire the smoker up in a few more weeks. 






Thanks for looking



post #155 of 219

Looking Good Joe, I like the larger dia. stack         



post #156 of 219

Very nice! Subscribed!

post #157 of 219

You better get to work if ya gonna take that to Fla. with ya!

post #158 of 219
Thread Starter 

Its not going to florida. Its going to the NC gathering in concord third week in may. It will be ready by then



post #159 of 219
Thread Starter 

Scored on some paint... Lowes has discounted 1200 degree heat paint. saved a bunch of money. Bought 16 cans.. Should be plenty for the smoker.............:biggrin:


Rust-Oleum 15-oz Hi Heat Ultra Bonus Spray Paint


Was: $4.89

Save  75%  thru 04/16/2015



post #160 of 219

Lucky Duck,  I wish I could find a deal like that. Wow 



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