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Smoker Racks

jmastera

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So I am doing a frdige mod into a smoker:
http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/for...ead.php?t=3315

The fridge only came with 1 rack adn being that it was built in the 40's parts are hard to come by. I was thinking of using something similar to what Zardnok has welded into his smoker but I am not sure where I would find it. Do you think it is something I could find at a HomeDepot or am I in need of a more specialty shop.
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cajunsmoker

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That is called expanded metal. I have heard some folks say they got it at Home Depot, but our local one does not carry it. You can get it at any welding shop. It comes in varying size openings in the diamonds. It is not very rigid and to be used as a rack you will need some type of frame. You can get that done at the welding shop also. I had one built for a charcoal tray in my BSKD and they charged $25 for on with 1 1/4" angle all the way around and a piece of expanded metal on the inside. Parts and labor for $25, can't beat that.
 

jmastera

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I'll have to do some local searching to find it. Luckily my brother has a welding torch so I may be able to stiffen it up myself if I can find it.

Any other ideas for rack that may work a little better? Finding the right width and depth in a premade fridge shelf could be tough.
 

cheech

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You may be able to find a BBQ rack designed for a gas grill. Use that with the correct size of angle iron to rest the rack onto and tada you got it
 

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