Okay Bubba - you borrowed someone else's pics and posted them. So now we can't deny that it happened somewhere. But here it is the next day... I suppose now you're gonna tell us it's STILL burning along nicely at 230ish ??????
Looks great buster. Whatcha gonna Q in it for the maiden voyage?? How long did those coals keep going?
Nice lookin' rig! That's something I'd really like to try. I have a couple questions though:
1.) I'm assuming you have to turn the drum over to empty the ash collection?
2.) Is it easy to add more wood and/or charcoal once a smoke has started? What all do you have to remove? I guess you could put a door like the ECB's on the same level as the basket, but then you lose the efficiency of the existing sealed drum.
That's the beauty Josh, you don't add wood or charcoal...as you read, it burned yesterday for over 7 hr's and that was only 5# of charcoal!!!
For clean out i will have to turn the drum on the side but all there is inside is a grate and my charcoal basket!
There's 1 grate 8" down from the lid, it is 24" off the heat source, my Maverick was at grate level.
There's no water pan so as the meat drip's on the coal's it causes the fat vapor's to rise back up to the meat!
You do have to flip your meat because of the close heat source but the temp recovery is almost instant!
The next one will have a Weber kettle lid so i can have 2 grate's.