UDS 1.0a Gets a Spinner

Discussion in 'Charcoal Smokers' started by ddave, Sep 13, 2009.

  1. ddave

    ddave Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Ever since I did the Weber lid mod to the UDS, I've been looking for the rotisserie kit. Well, I finally found one.[​IMG]

    A guy north of me had an EZ-Que with the 6" cradle for sale. Normally sells for $179. He sold it to me for $110.

    The ring, cradle, and spit are all stainless steel.

    Plus the motor mount and drive connection are standard so I can use my regular spit rod and forks for bigger things that won't fit in the cradle like turkey. I also have a flat basket that goes on the spit rod for flat things.

    Gonna give it a try tomorrow with a tri-tip. My brother-in-law has been telling me how good prime rib is on the rotisserie. May have to try that at one point. Will do a turkey in a week or two.

    The cradle is big enough to hold a couple of butts. Don't know if there is any compelling reason to rotiss them. Don't know that there is a compelling reason not to though either.[​IMG] Then my answer to the fat cap up or down question can be . . . yes.[​IMG]

  2. bigsteve

    bigsteve Master of the Pit

    Good going. I wanted one for my Weber kettle, but the EZ Q's were on back order, and I didn't want to wait. I have the Weber Rotis. Haven't done a tri tip. Birds come out so good I have no reason to brine, or waste beer any longer.
  3. billbo

    billbo Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Sweet set up DDave!
  4. rickw

    rickw Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I could see using it on a higher temp cook, that's for sure. Nice work Dave.
  5. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Congratulations on a great find...[​IMG]
  6. blackened

    blackened Meat Mopper

    Nice call!

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