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Joining up from Canada

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Hey brothers!

Checking in from Ontario out side of Hamilton Cambridge area just follow the smoke!

True Canadian redneck
Beer? Check
Rye?? Hell yeah!
Fishing, off roading, camping, kayaking,shooting, IPSC? yup

Carnavorizum? Well yeah!

Self taught smoker, all home build. I'm into fab so building isn't a problem.

My progression of wood burners:

Needed a larger smoker in a hour, two big racks would not fit on my old Q

So a drum laying on my BBQ base fire brick lined Q racks on top and the redneck touch? Satilight dish lid lol!

It worked!

Ribs pulled forward to finish.

Not the best for long smokes needs constant tending. But ribs and things? No prob.

I made this beast up after.
Alum tube base works quite well, propane starter. Had the idea the gas could be used for long smokes burning a log but temps didn't quite work.

Two 3 1/2" pipes from the fire box up and one with a tractor flap damper out

Now I want MORE

I got this 30x60" fuel tank for a favour, I am thinking a RF, I also go an alum pan the full size of the tank
Might use as the water tray. I want to make it removable so I can install charcoal grates to use the whole thing as a grill and another crazy idea to make it a stone- wood fired pizza oven. But I digress.

Found the site when looking for smoker calculator help take some of the error out of trial and error:)

I'll be around

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Hello and Welcome to our addiction.  A word of warning: There is no 12 step program for this one!  Many good folk here with a load of experience that they are more than willing to share.  If you have specific questions just start a thread and someone with experience will be along soon to offer advice.  All info you can provide us with such as smoker type, location and so on will help us answer any questions you may have.  Spend some time doing some research on the forums, tons of advice and recipes already available there.  We look forward to your contributions.  Have fun.  Good luck.  Keep Smokin!


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Welcome, glad ya joined us !
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You had me at rye. Welcome!

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Hey Dave, hello and welcome from East Texas, looking forward to seeing your build. Good Luck


Gary S

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