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Building a new smoker

daveyhunter

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My friends and I are building a smoker on wheels. The tank is off of a cement truck 120 gallon water tank, the seat is off of an old tractor, the wheels off of a old farm wagon, the steering wheel from a airport hanger tractor, the thermometer is set in a kitchen sink drain, top of smoke stack is a hub cap, the handel on door is a shovel handel, the brackets that hold door handel are from a car top carrier, I still would like to put some headlights on it from older tractor, we made are own shift lever, the fire box is from 1 foot Dia. wheel pipe with cast iron door bolted on has damper in door, damper in pipe from fire box to tank and a damper in smoke stack , I will put a small dashboard on it, still I will sand blast it then paint it I think wheels will be red and the rest black. anyone have any ideas. thanks for looking.

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daveyhunter

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We had tons of fun :idea: Hmmmmmmmmmmm let me see keg-erator you think like we do

Davey
 

bombsqd

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The dash board would be a cool place for your digital thermometers just like gauges..awsome job
 

cajun_1

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What a neat setup....... Excellent Job...Would like to see pic's of finished smoker..
 

buzzard

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lookes like it was set up to be pulled behind a 4 wheeler or something. when people are looking at you it would be cool if you had an old style horn to honk at them with.

and a dancing pole for the ladies on top?
 

daveyhunter

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thanks now I have to figure out what color to paint it red wheels black tank or yellow wheels green tank or what ever

Davey
 

buzzard

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yea either kabota orange or john deer colors. or if your a nascar fan like your favorite driver.
 

daveyhunter

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:? What a big decission either idea is good thanks for the response you guys are all great.

Davey
 

cheech

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davey I would aim for a black body that way when you use it the smoker will still look great because of the coloring the smoke will leave behind.

Just my 2 cents
 

daveyhunter

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Here is the picture you wanted to see when finished, was alot of fun thanks to everyone who responded

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salbaje gato

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wow truly awsome rig. almost to nice too use. looks like you had a lot of fun designing and building it.. love the paintjob. im looking for some hightemp silver pait for my new smoker. any suggestions would be appreciated/ wildcat
 

salbaje gato

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after looking a your rig again, ive changed my mind, it is too nice to use. hope you have a backup smoker so you can keep that nice finished look.wildcat
 

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