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16' Trailer build


Joined Nov 2, 2016
Hello all,

This is my first BBQ forum and first post. I recently acquired a 16' trailer with two 3500 lb axles. Have removed the 2" x 8" x 16' boards to replace and beef up the damaged angle iron underneath. My goal is to build a reverse flow smoker and to frame the trailer with 2" x 3/16 metal tubing and install a roof. My questions are:
1. Do I weld / bolt smoker to frame or the new floor?
2. Do I have the right idea for material type when it comes to building the frame?

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I'm not a builder, so I can't help you with your questions.

But I can welcome you to SMF!

Glad to have you with us!


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