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New Patio Build

Discussion in 'Reverse Flow' started by hogwart, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. hogwart

    hogwart Fire Starter

    Thought Id post a couple pictures of the new smoker I'm building.  Forgot to take some in progress shots up to this point but I will take a few more as I go. 

    So far as it sits I'm into this smoker a total of.... not one cent.   Well unless we count the welding wire, a couple cut off wheels, and the electricity to run everything.

    The in-laws own a truck body shop so I have free access to the scrap bin and i picked the tanks up at a local propane business for free.

  2. bmudd14474

    bmudd14474 Legendary Pitmaster Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Looks great and the price is even better.
  3. Hog, that is a good looking build you got going! I can't wait to see some more pics as you go along.  I would not mind having one about that size, my father is retired and has all the welding and cutting stuff in the garage, would like to put him to work on a build like that.  Keep us updated.

    Your SMF Friend,

    Barry  [​IMG]
  4. SmokinAl

    SmokinAl SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Your build looks great so far. Building a smoker is at the top of my bucket list.
  5. tyotrain

    tyotrain Master of the Pit

    nice looking  smoker.. great job on the build
    Last edited: Feb 21, 2011
  6. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I wish I had those building skills. Is it going to be a reverse flow?
  7. les3176

    les3176 Master of the Pit

    Looks great so far!! Can't wait to see how it turns out!!!
  8. hogwart

    hogwart Fire Starter

    Got some more done on it today. Cost went up a bit. After the wheels, drain valve, paint, thermometer, one by one angle, and some expanded metal, I think ill be into this for 80 bucks.

    Still have to do the cover over the chimney, the firebox air intake, and tank and firebox handles. Also the front work tray.

    Thinking about making little grates on the sides of the main cooking grate to make a larger cooking area.

    Really wish I had a sand blaster to prep for paint.



    Last edited: Feb 21, 2011
  9. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    that is a great build!
  10. bamaboy

    bamaboy Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Damn nice job man,looks very clean[​IMG]
  11. SmokinAl

    SmokinAl SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    That looks excellent, great work on your part. Bet you can't wait to fire that baby up!
  12. shellbellc

    shellbellc Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    That looks awesome dood!!  You may want to consider doing another one of these and selling it for profit to cover your $80 here!  Could be a nice little side business for ya.  Once you have the templates down I would figure it would be easier and faster and you seem to have the means and skill to do it!
  13. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    You guys make it look so darn easy!
  14. hogwart

    hogwart Fire Starter

    I actually have a 70g tank sitting here for another patio build and a 250g tank waiting to be turned into a nice trailer build. Gonna try to sell those and make a few bucks to cover some of the materials for future projects.

    The build in this thread here is going to be a surprise gift for my brother. And he better be extremely happy and thankful for it or I'll have to start taking applications for a new brother =)
  15. ledhead84

    ledhead84 Smoke Blower

    Nice work!, I know what you mean about wishing you had a sand blaster for prep...nothing like a few hours with a grinder and wire-wheel breathing rust and old paint.

    I might have missed it but what size of tank is it made out of?
  16. hogwart

    hogwart Fire Starter

    This one is a 60 gallon tank. 20in dia

    And thank you all for the compliments on the build.
  17. tom37

    tom37 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Awesome build, clean and to the point. 

    It looks really good man.

    I have a 16" dia x 42" long rf on steel wagon wheels out front that I am tryin to decide on a selling price during these dog days of poorness and high gas prices.

    Its 3/8 wall pipe and I would like to think its worth near what a similar oak joes is worth but I think it will sit here for a long time at that price.

    Again, very nice work.
  18. cowgirl

    cowgirl Legendary Pitmaster OTBS Member

    Great looking build!! You do nice work! [​IMG]
  19. hogwart

    hogwart Fire Starter

    Ok finally got it finished up, turned out ok I think.  This one was a lot faster than my first one due to the new toy. Plasma cutters are so worth the money.

    Last edited: Feb 27, 2011
  20. tom37

    tom37 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looks good. 

    Did ya catch a deal on the 51?

    My little 375 xtreme don't hold a candle to yours. Nice find.