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Recent content by gklippert

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    Material thickness for an insulated grill

    Yeah I'm not worried about the warping during welding it's what I do for a living I was just wondering about overtime with use. I' going to have the coal rack up a little to it isn't sittijng directly on the material. What kind of insulation did you use from home depot. I was looking at ceramic...
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    Material thickness for an insulated grill

    I'm building a grill and going to be insulating it and was curious how thin i can go with my material without worrying about warpage. I'm going to use a 1 inch layer of kaowool and a 16ga skin but didnt know if i could get away with a 16ga piece on the inside as well or if I need to go thicker...
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    Building my first pit

    They aren' yet. But there will be a hidden pin. Going between all pieces these are just roughed out to make sure they fitup correctly I'll refine them next week. When I'm back in my shop. Where the 2 out er 3/8 plate and the 1/2 plate that goes to the door come together there will be a 13/16...
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    Building my first pit

    Still super rough. Just wanted to get an cut to try fitment since cardboard looked like it will work. Can' wait to work on them more next week
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    Building my first pit

    Thank you I don't use it it a ton but I have found a way that works for me. Made the hinge prototype. They will get cut out tomorrow gonna be pretty cool when I get them done hidden pin so it all looks like one piece
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    Building my first pit

    Got the end caps torched out today. I love frehanding circles these are pre grinding
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    Building my first pit

    Only reason ij hadn' planned on using it in the beginning was I didn' think I had enough to do it and my end caps in 1/2 but I found another chunk at the shop
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    Metals

    Im a welder and in my line of work galvanizing sickness is a real thing you will get dizzy have a bad headache and super nauseous. That being said those symptoms occur from inhaling the fumes while welding. Personally would I want any galvanizing in my cooker no, but at the same time I cannot...
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    Building my first pit

    Thank you I'll have to read that one. Got the sides and bottom of the firebox cut out on my lunch break today will hopefully have time to do a little each day on it ended up using 1/2 inch for the firebox ass well
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    Building my first pit

    So I have been smoking using my master built electric smoker for a few years now and just feel like Its time to make a jump to a new pit. I do steel fab for a living and have access to a ton of material free of cost so I figured why not build one myself. I have my cook chamber it's a 23 inch...
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    Newcomer from az

    Thanks guys im thinking this is going to be a huge wealth of knowledge to help with the new build. And thanks al havent had any complaints on it yet i didnt care for my cheese but that was just a bunch of cheap cheese and a first attempt
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    Newcomer from az

    Hey everyone my names greg im 26 and live in az been smoking for about 2 years now. Been mainly using a masterbuilt electric smoker with amazing results done chicken lots of ribs 2 briskets whole turkeys and lots of pork shoulders. About a year ago i got a brinkman offset smoker and I hate that...
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    Newcomer from az

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