1944 Army Field Oven Smoker Conversion Plan
Wire brush and power wash all surfaces. Lube and repair hinges and sausage hanger swing outs.
Replace 4 sets of grate rails:: Angle iron 22 inches long : 8 pieces
3- cook chamber grates: 19x22 expanded metal
1- 1/8 inch heat deflector shield perforated 1 Inch holes around parameter: Number of holes ? Will also be useful for water pan if used.
1 coal pan slide out: 18x20x8 inches with removable coal grate 2 inches above bottom for ash. ? Metal Handle. Burn times ?
2 -10 inch Guillotine or blade type dampers for exaust. Total 10 sq inches exhaust’
Stove gasket rope for firebox and cook chamber doors.
High heat gasket for lid ?
Rack and 2 grommets for thermometers and leads?
Cheap solid tire hand truck to permanently mount to rear of smoker for mobility.
Paint scheme brushed silver and black
I am going to try and keep all original parts except those required to be repurposed.