I bought an old New Braunfels Black Diamond a few months back. Took it down to the bare metal and restored the entire smoker. I added the following mods: 1. Fully welded charcoal basket, baffle, extended the chimney to the grate level. It cooks like a champ.
I tend to search Craigslist for vintage Oklahoma Joe's. It takes time but I have scored three times. Below is the Longhorn I purchased. It is the oldest Joe I have seen to date (#4858). It smokes great and is a beast.
I am glad to have joined this site. I look forward to learning new things and a having a lot of fun here. I have been smoking for a couple years. I collect vintage Oklahoma Joe's and weber kettles. Below are what I have so far.
Pic 1: Back Row (left to right): New...