Other new additions

Discussion in 'Electric Smokers' started by mulepackin, Jan 21, 2008.

  1. mulepackin

    mulepackin Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    In addition to my blower, I got my other new additions installed this past week and weekend. This includes my Allied Kenco Tstat, and capillary tube thermometer (I'm checking calibration in the photos, hence the old hot plate. I also mounted the heating element permanently on the bottom of the inside, and routed the cord underneath. I had intended to do some Slim Jims this weekend, but I didn't have all the mods finished, then it snowed about a foot here, and we had to move about 200 head of our cows from fall mountain pasture to home yesterday. It was a 13 mile drive. We start calving on the first of Feb. so my smoking will likely get put on hold for awhile.
  2. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Nice setup, good quality thermo setup. Overall a quality build!
  3. smok'n steve

    smok'n steve Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks real nice,

    Must be fun putting that together, etc, What will be your temperature ranges when you are all done?
  4. kookie

    kookie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Damn nice looking setup. You will be a smoking fiend with that smoker.

    Smoke on.

  5. morkdach

    morkdach Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    wow looks neat let us know how the thermo works good build
  6. mulepackin

    mulepackin Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Thanks for the remarks. The Tstat is set for 0-250 degrees, which will be more than enough for my needs. When used just plugging it in, that element has run the unit up over 230 deg. and I had to open the door to cool things down. Previously, (with hot plates) I couldn't get warm enough, especially with big loads.

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