Commercial fridge freezer conversion

Discussion in 'Electric Smokers' started by walleyejason, Jan 12, 2010.

  1. walleyejason

    walleyejason Newbie

    So, I posted this over at the propane smoker a while back, after a lot of research and looking for a way to control the heat I decided on converting my find into an electric smoker with a PID controller.

    This was my test run with the controller, now I cant wait to get this thing finished up. Got to finish mounting the element, and running the TC. adding a drip guard that will cover the elements. I will be able to cook/smoke two different things at different temps with a second controller.

    I'm doing a large batch of snack sticks, and summer sausage in 2 weeks. I think I should be able to get about 200 lbs cooking at the same time.

    Qview to come!
  2. brohnson

    brohnson Smoking Fanatic

    That is an awesome set-up, nice work :)
  3. nickelmore

    nickelmore Smoking Fanatic

    That is an awsome rig. What did you decide to do with the left side compartment?

    Did you use a relay or SSR on the PID?

    Looks good.
  4. mulepackin

    mulepackin Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    That is a fantastic looking rig. Keep us posted on your progress and provide lots of details on how and what you have done to it.
  5. walleyejason

    walleyejason Newbie

    I used an SSR with the PID, I cannot believe how easy it was to set up. I'm looking at adding a Bradley Smoke Generator to this rig. I just have ot figure out how to make on generator fill both chambers.

    I'll keep posting here with updates, I can't wait to smoke in this thing.
  6. morkdach

    morkdach Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    super start keep updating thanks[​IMG]
  7. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    That should make an awesome smoker...[​IMG]
  8. allen

    allen Smoking Fanatic

    Hey once you finish, I'll exchange my MES 40 SS for that, Keep us in touch with the build

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