So here is my mods on my 5050

Discussion in 'CharGriller Owners Group' started by lemans, Aug 9, 2014.

  1. lemans

    lemans Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    After a year of trying all sorts of configurations
    I finally got it and I want to share it with all of you.
    I bought a horizon convection plate (16inch) it was a little long by a inch so I had a friend of mine cut it.
    But it wasn't sitting in the right level. It was below the opening of the fire box. So I bought
    A box of Rutland fire bricks and used the grates from the side fire box and placed the convection plate on top of them . Perfect but the heat from one end to the other still off by 50 degrees so I went to Home Depot and got two 4 x 8 x3/16 Steel plates to cover the holes on the right. Much better but I was still loosing heat along the sides and at the firebox end
    So I had the heat shields from the propane side ( that I modified also)and used them to support and block the loss of heat..
    Now it is even side to side. Almost like a semi RF...
  2. It's a good feeling when you get the heat evened out. It took me a lot of searches on the web and this forum to get all my mods straight. But when you get them all done, it's worth it. I really enjoy smoking on my chargriller.

  3. lemans

    lemans Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Yes sir

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