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Fire box for a 500gal tank

Discussion in 'Side Fire Box' started by highonthehog, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. highonthehog

    highonthehog Newbie

    How large should i make the fire box on my 500gal i am going to make it square. So how many ft or inches should she be?  Can i have one two small?  Can i have one teo large? thanks for your imput 
  2. eman

    eman Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member

    The size of the intake between the fire box and the cooking chamber matters more than the size of the firebox it self.

     There is a link to a calculator that will help you figure all this out.
  3. tom37

    tom37 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hey eman, you have stolen my move. I'm the guy that always referes to a link then forgets to post it.

    Just so happens I have it copied at this very moment. LOL here it is.

    Pit Calculator