Not new to the board, but got some new gear!

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by vegas_frak, Apr 27, 2009.

  1. Thought I'd pass along a pic of my latest aquisition. Sorry for the shotty cell camera picture.

    I picked up this rig from my friends dad for $250.00. Couldnt pass it up. His name is Chuck so I'm thinking of calling it the "Chuck Wagon" in his honor.

    It has at least a 4 inch pipe with holes in the bottom running from the fire box up to the front of the chamber. I imagine this makes for good even heat distribution.

    The grates inside measure 29x18 and there are 4 in a row so that's what 6 feet ?!?

    Anyway I'll post some better pics after I do some resurrection. I am lining up a little sand blast action for the outside and a paintjob. The grates are in good shape, but I need to give it a good degrease on the inside from the last 6 years of cooking. I also intend to redo the side cutting boards and maybe make the side tray about 6 inches wider.

    Anyway thanks for looking and thanks for a great forum!



    Vegas Frak
  2. jdt

    jdt Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    thats a nice score for $250, good job
  3. grothe

    grothe Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Real nice rig, and for $250...that's a great deal...Congrats!!
  4. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Great buy congrats [​IMG]
  5. bigbaldbbq

    bigbaldbbq Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    That will look sharp when you get it blasted and repainted. Keep us posted with the progress.
  6. plj

    plj Meat Mopper

    Wow, $250 - I'm jealous! Good for you!
  7. werdwolf

    werdwolf Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    What a great deal! Keep us posted with it's progress.
  8. rivet

    rivet Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Excellent deal! Christmas came early to you!
  9. morkdach

    morkdach Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    WOWsuper deal price is right keep us posted on this and lets see the good stuff comen out of it please.
  10. Now that's what I'm talking about!!!!! I think I see my future.[​IMG]
  11. ohm

    ohm StickBurners SMF Premier Member

    Sweet nice job! Looking forward to the Q-Views from that baby.
  12. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Wow what a deal! Congrats VF[​IMG]
  13. cman95

    cman95 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Super, don't walk and buy lottery tickets!!
  14. old poi dog

    old poi dog Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Congrats on a super did good. Keep us posted..
  15. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Nice score on that smoker, congrats my friend.
  16. Very cool rig. Post up some pics when you get the first whole HOG in that beast.

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