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  1. sly anthony

    120 gal smoker build

    Latest update , my miller welder idle control board died so project was on hold . got it fixed so i will be going at it today .
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    120 gal smoker build

    Are redirecting vanes a must ? and if so are there specific measurements for their length and width ?
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    120 gal smoker build

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    120 gal smoker build

     I decided to make the fire box 20h x 20L x24w. Using those figures the cc/fb cut out is now 76.8 sq in x 1.5 = 115.2 sq in as opposed to 74 sq in x 1.5 = 111 sq in from a smaller fire box as previously calculated by Len. My question is will my previous chord of 21.8 inches and my segment height...
  5. sly anthony

    120 gal smoker build

    Sounds like a plan Len You can visit anytime.  Just to make sure i am doing this right i worked out the cut out for my 250 gal build take a look at these figures and tell me i am doing it right or not Tank volume 250 gal Diameter 30 in firebox at 100% is 156 x 1.5 = 234 Radius 15 in segment...
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    120 gal smoker build

    Eureka !!!!!!!!  after reading Dave's posts on other threads and using the info from Len I figured out how the circle calculator works and is very simple too Thanks Len thanks Dave , I have even worked out the CC/FB cut out for my 250 Gal build, i will post the figures for critiques just to make...
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    120 gal smoker build

  8. sly anthony

    120 gal smoker build

    Here are some pics of the main components of the build. Can someone please  tell me what size the CC doors should be on a 120 gal smoker ? also how many racks and spacing and height above the Baffle plate ?  Thanks in advance. I plan to covert these old aluminum traffic light control cabinets...
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  13. sly anthony

    120 gal smoker build

    Much appreciated Len. I am now in a much better position to start making confident cuts in the tank. I love this site, you guys are genuinely friendly and always will to jump in and help. It amazes me how much knowledge and experience is contained here.
  14. sly anthony

    120 gal smoker build

    Happy to know that it will work..  So this afternoon i decided to play Einstein and play with the circle calculator and it took me 30 mins and one big headache to figure out that i had no idea what the heck i was doing or how the calculator works. Somebody please save me from myself. I will post...
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    120 gal smoker build

    My friend at the gas company said my tanks have been sitting in their scrap yard for almost 5 years so i stuck my nose in the propane tank fill valve today and inhaled real deeply and there is no propane smell, next im gonna do a flame test with a very long stick and a flaming rag over the...
  16. sly anthony

    120 gal smoker build

    Ok folks , i finally found some 120 gallon horizontal propane tanks. So i will be postponing my 250 gal build. I have all the materials. Now i just need tons of technical advice on door dimensions, fire box size, cook chamber cutout, fire box half moon cut out and on and on. I am a welder but i...
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    Ordering A custom built fire box

    Door latches arrived today, much bigger than i expected.
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    Ordering A custom built fire box

    I guess so . The  information below is from a plate welded onto  the tank Length - 94 inches water capacity - 250 gal outside diameter - 30 inches shell thickness - .199 inches surface area - 61.5 square feet
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    The biggest and best decision made yet.
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