- May 14, 2009 at 4:37 am #273383
this is a cheap smoker to make. it is effecient and like i said..very cheap to make…
i didnt know where to post it, so if this is in the wrong spot, mods please move it.
this is my build
this is what is called a uds..ugly drum smoker
got a 55 gallon steel drum yesterday..looks like this
and burn baby burn….lol
finding any weber replacement grills are impossible here without spending $40 so i built them..not totally round
coat of primer(most dont prime it but i had it down to bare metal..it needed it) plus intakes installed
charcoal basket all done ready to go..
all the hardware in place (the stuff on the inside of the drum is cooking spray not paint.lol)
final paint…its a green pearl color..cant remember exactly..got it at the pawn shop for $3 a can..lol
put around 6 lbs of unlit in charcoal basket around an old coffee can and lit 14 brickettes
opened up 3 intake valves…quickly closed one… down to one intake fully open….holding perfect bbq temps, will check shortly and adjust accordingly
4 hours later
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