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BellFab Smoker

TNJAKE

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Been searching for a new smoker for a while. A few weeks ago fowldarr fowldarr received his new BellFab smoker and after talking with him me and my buddy Outlaw Bbq Outlaw Bbq decided to pull the trigger and go in together on one of these smokers for competitions and other things we do together.

We contacted Craig Bell, the manufacturer, and told him exactly what we wanted and he was happy to get started building about a week after we ordered. Craig is a bbq guy and can build whatever you want. Hes great to work with.

We ordered a 30x4 offset smoker with 4 wheels and added tuning plates to help even out the cooking temps in the chamber. He builds his smokers out of 3/8in steel.

After he started building he sent us progress pictures which I really appreciated.
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Took him about a week to build. Instead of having it shipped we opted to drive to Tulsa Oklahoma to pick it up. We left Tennessee on Friday and picked it up Saturday morning. Shipping was gonna be around $600 so we decided to put that towards a road trip instead.

This is the morning of the pick up
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And these are back in Tennessee

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Total weight 1000lbs

Needless to say we were blown away by the quality smokers BellFab makes. We got to check out some other builds he had. Trailers smokers and such. So glad we got to meet Craig. Hes a cool dude and stands behind his product 100%. If you are in the market for a high quality smoker at a great price I highly recommend BellFab.

Happy Smoking
 
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Damn Jake...great looking cooker and congrats!! It's nice to know exactly what you want and run across somebody that's willing to do it your way. I had a custom built T-Pit done a few years ago and had the same great experience you did. That sort of raises the expectations...a lot :emoji_astonished: The wait can be rough but yours wait short. I had to wait about 2 1/2 months and was champing at the bit...but got a smoker that I love!! I've had people offer me 3x what I paid for it. Partly due t the quality and partly due to the creativity of my design. It's made a great conversation piece as well as a great smoker.

Enjoy it sir!!
Robert
 

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Congrats Jake. Very nice smoker. I’m sure you will make some fabulous food. I am certain your guys first chub with that cooker was not smoked.
 

flatbroke

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Dude, a coke can. What the heck would Davy Crockett think.
 

gmc2003

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Congratulations Jake and Outlaw. That's a heck of a smoker.

Point for sure
Chris
 

Alphonse

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Thanks for the story and the photos - fun read! Congratulations on a fine looking pit.
 

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Congratulations Jake & Outlaw, that looks to be a real quality piece of gear and will serve you well for years to come. RAY
 

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Great looking smoker guys!

Can't wait to see some Q from that beast.

John
 

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