My new smoking shelter - Qview

Discussion in 'Messages for All Guests and Members' started by jond, Oct 4, 2008.

  1. jond

    jond Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    Finally after receiving a missing part a couple of weeks ago i had chance to finish off my smoking shelter, it rains here A LOT so this makes me happy as i don't have to worry about it now :)

    Just enough room to squeeze the ECB in next week :)


  2. Great job Sir! I like it. How much do you think something like that would run me?

    I've seen plans for a wooden structure with a vented roof. Was thinking of something like that for myself one of these days. Yours looks like it could be a bit more practical for someone with my skill sets (or lack thereof I should say).
  3. jond

    jond Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    I picked it up as an end of season clearance and paid £169 ($300) after 70% discount.

    I think they originate in the US, hopefully someone can point you to somewhere you can find one.

  4. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice looking smoke station, I have a few more ideas for myself. Thanks for the pic.
  5. 1894

    1894 Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Looks good for rain , is it sturdy enough for some snow on the roof ? We get a bit of that here in NY

    Ahh , just looked at the pic again , nope , a good 3 season shelter though !!!
  6. jond

    jond Smoke Blower SMF Premier Member

    No it isn't, however the most snow i have seen here in the last 10 years was about 3" which only lasted for a day or so. If it is forecast it only takes the removal of 10 screws and the whole roof section will lift off.

    I think one of the other versions i have seen has 4 full length posts which can tolerate snow loads.

  7. 1894

    1894 Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

  8. 1894

    1894 Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Sorry for the side track [​IMG] I really do like the looks of your shelter [​IMG]
  9. travcoman45

    travcoman45 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Neat lookin outfit, now all ya need be the microwave, party lights an a beer tapper! Maybe a pole fer the dancin girls?!
  10. nice one.
    yeah rain does tend to put off the fainthearted bbq wimp. Nice solution :)
    where'd you get it ? online or at a shop.
    Although I can't think of anywhere I could put it.

    But i do need another pop up awning - the one I got for £20 last year got damaged during Slingfest uk 08 (yes david and goliath type slings. It was a tad windy)
  11. morkdach

    morkdach Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    sweet i like it i've been working on mine since spring just about ready so we can smoke all winter[​IMG]
  12. Great looking shelter. I currently have a ladder with an umbrella duck taped to it protecting mine from the storm that has blown into Tahoe. When i put the brisket on this morning at 4:45am there was 20 mph winds and driving rain but it has slowly improved throughout the day. The makeshift shelter seems to be holding up well so far.

    I wish i had a digital camera here at the house so I could provide qview of this duck tape masterpiece.

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