more unneccesary but fun U.S.D. mods

Discussion in 'Charcoal Smokers' started by gorillagrilla, Jul 23, 2008.

  1. Added a shelf



    hinge for the lid





    more funky paint !!
     
  2. ncdodave

    ncdodave Smoking Fanatic

    Gorilla,
    That is so Sonoma County! ROFLMAO![​IMG]
     
  3. I know huh ? [​IMG] and no , a 10 year old did NOT paint it for me !!!
     
  4. cowgirl

    cowgirl Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looks great Gorilla![​IMG]
     
  5. crewdawg52

    crewdawg52 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I would say a shelf IS a necessity, especially if you use a probe thermo when cooking
     
  6. waysideranch

    waysideranch Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks complete now.
     
  7. geek with fire

    geek with fire Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I dig it, dude! I like the lid idea, though you might think about keyhole slotting either the lid or the hinge for easy removal. On a windy day, you are going to have yourself an effective wing on your hands......or rather, on the ground.

    Nice work!
     
  8. howufiga

    howufiga Meat Mopper

    LOL! I love it man! [​IMG]
     
  9. jocosa

    jocosa Meat Mopper

    Nice all around... love the paint scheme! :)
     
  10. thanks all for the nice comments. that hinge thing was a BEAR to get just right , not being real mechanical or that good of an engineer( as a locksmith , I know locks , safes , etc. , but most other stuff gives me a hard time !! ) It helps when it is fun to do.
     
  11. flyin'illini

    flyin'illini Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Like the hinge. I would like hear how it works.
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    agree with Crewdawg -- you gotta have the shelf for thermos, etc.
     

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