I got lucky and landed a Silver Smoker on Craigslist. This womans fiancee left her high and dry with a smoker and a Harley. (whats wrong with this guy). Anyway, she wanted $150 for the smoker before we took the cover off and there was a tiny bit of rust. She said, get it off my deck for $25. I said hell ya.
I stripped it, sanded it, and repainted. I am working on the Baffle, Chimney extender, and Charcoal box now. I do not have welding equipment, so I am doing this by hand for the most part. Im looking at function over form. I have two therms on the way from ebay. Going to mount them on each end of the front door. Whats the best way to cover the existing holes? I was going to use nuts and washers (stainless steel). Any other suggestions (sans welding)? I will update this thread later once I finish the rest of the mods.