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HELLO FROM THE DAKOTAS

post #1 of 11
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Hello!
Located this forum and glad to be here. My name is Micheal.
Ready to build my first big smoker. Have a 140 inch long 30.35" i.d. propane tank. The dimensions aren't counting the round end caps which are another 10" each. I've built a couple of small patio units but nothing this big. Thanks for reading, and I'll start a build thread with pics soon!
Edited by MichaelNevill - 5/29/16 at 6:00pm
post #2 of 11

Welcome to the forum!

 

Looking forward to following you with your build.

 

Al

post #3 of 11
Welcome from SC, Michael. It's really good to have you on this great site. That will be one more monster cooker. I can't wait to see some pics.

Good luck, Joe
post #4 of 11
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This is the tank. 1 cup of dawn, half gallon of bleach, and it will sit over night. Tomorrow I'll drain, check with combustible gas meter, and start cutting.
post #5 of 11
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This is my basic design, reverse flow trailer mounted.
post #6 of 11
Are you really making a smoker ....or a submarine???
post #7 of 11
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Gonna cut tank at 92 inches, stand up the piece I cut off and saddle it back into tank. That'll give me a CC about 77" long, a round firebox and warming chamber about 6 ft tall x 31" diameter with 1/4 plate in between the fb and warmer. Numbers not exact but close. I'm building this to smoke for events and a little catering.
post #8 of 11
Where are you at in the Dakotas? Ft. Pierre here. Grew up in SF
post #9 of 11
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About90 miles northwest of Sturgis..
post #10 of 11
Mike
That's an awesome build.. You da man!!!
post #11 of 11
Howdy from Texas, Michael!

Ready and waiting for pics on that build.

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