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tc fish bum

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just got a 1930s ge monitor top fridge and am gonna turn it into a classy vert smoker. ive been toying with heat sources and am leaning away from electric( which is wayyyyy more convienient) as i am going to trailer it for events as well as cold smoke at home. i have two barrel pits and a cheap gas vert smoker, but there nothing as cool as this if i do it correctly. any ideas?
 

mneeley490

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Are you planning on using it for competitions? I don't know about other regions, but around here, sanctioned BBQ competitions only allow charcoal, wood, or wood pellets for a heat source. Something to keep in mind.

Good luck!
 

tc fish bum

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we dont know if we want to compete? we usually do gigs of about 10 to 100 people. we are going to turn out a fresh ham, 2 shoulders ,pork belly and about 8 chickens sat. for a winery in the area. shure would be nice to crack a valve and not have to babysit as much. the fridge is all steel and cast iron and built like a bank vault. im gonna take it down to pcs and rebuild the interior to my needs while keeping the intregrity of its classy look. hopefully i can make it a conversation pc with mac n cheese ease of use.
 

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