Side Fire Box Griller/Smoker

Discussion in 'Side Fire Box' started by meateater, Aug 23, 2010.

  1. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Gonna put it here, mods can move.

     I love my UDS but not practical for a quick meal after work so I bought a chargriller side box to fit that bill. I've been modding it and think I got it figured out. I've done a few smokes on it while modding it, some chicken thighs, turkey thighs, a couple chuckies and finally a fatty. I sealed off the factory exhaust and drilled 3, 3/4" vent holes on top and added a therm. I bought two pans, 1 for a drip pan and 1 for foiling. About a half chimney of coals works out great. I also made a cabinet for it to sit on with storage for my smoking pans and such. I put the coals off to the side next to the drip pan. A little water in it gets it going nice and slow like it should be. The only other thing I want to do is seal off the door, so off on a hunt for a gasket material that wont kill me. Enjoy.

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    Last edited: Aug 23, 2010
  2. fourashleys

    fourashleys Smoking Fanatic

    You're making me hungry!!! Looks like it's workin' well to me.   [​IMG]
     
  3. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    NICE !!!

    the smaller quicker picker upper for a hungry meateater !

    Great idea!

    Bear
     

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