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Rightstuff
01-26-2010, 02:51 PM
Here are a few pics of the trailer I picked up today. I will start next week on the kitchen installation, followed by; mounting my smoker on the back porch area. I am also having team logo vinyl wrapped on the sides. Will keep pictures coming as the project pogresses.

Rightstuff
01-26-2010, 02:53 PM
Interior.

Rightstuff
01-26-2010, 02:56 PM
Rear Porch area.

SirPorkaLot
01-26-2010, 03:04 PM
Nice rig!

You edged me out at the last comp (ATL BBQ Fest) we were in together before you had this fine rig..

I guess I just need to step it up a notch :mrgreen:

OutlawSwine
01-26-2010, 03:07 PM
Very nice. How long is it? How big is the porch area?

Rightstuff
01-26-2010, 03:07 PM
Nice rig!

You edged me out at the last comp (ATL BBQ Fest) we were in together before you had this fine rig..

I guess I just need to step it up a notch :mrgreen:

Yeah we sold the RV and decided to invest in something thats strictly a competition rig. Last year was our first year and we did well. We ended the year winning GC at Lake Oconee BBQ and Blues. Guess it got us pumped up a little too much ! :-D

Rightstuff
01-26-2010, 03:09 PM
Very nice. How long is it? How big is the porch area?

36' total length

Back porch is 8x10

I had the inside ceilings raised to 9 feet to avoid feeling like I was in a shoebox!!!!

Smoke & Beers
01-26-2010, 03:16 PM
Very nice...

G$
01-26-2010, 03:17 PM
Don't you think that is a little short?

Just kidding, HUGE and NICE.

Rightstuff
01-26-2010, 03:19 PM
Don't you think that is a little short?

Just kidding, HUGE and NICE.

Trust me....when I pulled up to get it....my first thought was "what have I done !!!!"

I drove 2 hours home at 70MPH and it pulled great though!

KC_Bobby
01-26-2010, 03:26 PM
You put a walk-in fridge in the back interior corner? :wink:

Jacked UP BBQ
01-26-2010, 03:36 PM
Must be nice!!!! Congrats~!

monty3777
01-26-2010, 04:21 PM
nice!

The_Kapn
01-26-2010, 04:34 PM
WOW!!!!!!!!!! :lol:

Looks like it will be a heck of a rig when you get done.

TIM

spicewine
01-26-2010, 04:52 PM
I know how you feel!! I pick up my 30 footer this weekend. I am also finishing the inside myself.

BBQ_MAFIA
01-26-2010, 04:56 PM
Very nice. Keep the pics coming of the project.

Rightstuff
01-26-2010, 05:30 PM
You put a walk-in fridge in the back interior corner? :wink:

Thats a bathroom. Looks like a fridge though! Probably need one this summer when the heat index is 110.

Rightstuff
01-26-2010, 05:34 PM
I know how you feel!! I pick up my 30 footer this weekend. I am also finishing the inside myself.

Keep me posted...I would love to see someone elses project.

I'm using Ikea cabinets: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/categories/departments/kitchen/tools/kitchen_style_selector
and stainless appliances from BrandSmart USA. I've also purchased stainless countertops.

pinehollow
01-26-2010, 05:41 PM
Absolutely Awesome....Congratulations and good luck.
Looking forward to following the build!!

This Is How We Que It
01-26-2010, 06:17 PM
I'm so sick of BBQ...I quit.

beam boys bbq
01-26-2010, 06:35 PM
welcome to the big trailler club i am 44 feet long with the toy hauler porch out (nice rig enjoy):icon_shy

BigJimsBBQ
01-26-2010, 06:54 PM
Nice ... very nice. Is that a head in the back corner?

E Mellow
01-26-2010, 07:05 PM
Sweet trailer! What kind of smoker is going to find its way on to that porch?

Rightstuff
01-26-2010, 07:17 PM
Nice ... very nice. Is that a head in the back corner?

Yep.

musicmanryann
01-26-2010, 09:05 PM
What are you going to put on the deck. A lot of room there for an really nice cooker.:wink:

monty3777
01-26-2010, 10:09 PM
What are you going to put on the deck. A lot of room there for an really nice cooker.:wink:

If that were mine I'd put an FEC 500 or 750. Or perhaps a Backwoods Whole Hog cooker. It's fun dreaming on someone else's dime!

musicmanryann
01-26-2010, 10:17 PM
If that were mine I'd put an FEC 500 or 750. Or perhaps a Backwoods Whole Hog cooker. It's fun dreaming on someone else's dime!

I was thinking a FEC750 as well. lol. Or perhaps an Ole' Hickory El series, or one of those big ole' Southern Pride cookers.:twisted:

dreed
01-27-2010, 05:29 AM
Nice trailer, will you be in AK, would love to take a look at it up close.

Rightstuff
01-27-2010, 06:57 AM
Sweet trailer! What kind of smoker is going to find its way on to that porch?

What are you going to put on the deck. A lot of room there for an really nice cooker.:wink:

Right now I'm putting my smoker on the back porch. I would like to eventually put a Comp Hog Cooker and a Backwoods Professional. Don't know for sure though. Will probably window shop a bit before I drop that kind of cash.

Rightstuff
01-27-2010, 06:59 AM
Nice trailer, will you be in AK, would love to take a look at it up close.

Probably not. Because of my work schedule we normally compete in Georgia. We did about 9 comps last year and have scheduled 15 this year. Maybe 2011 we can start traveling a bit more to some of the other states.

Big George's BBQ
01-27-2010, 08:08 AM
Very nice Can't wait to see more pics

Ford
01-27-2010, 09:12 AM
Nice - can I ask who built it for you?

I looked at a 36' and you've got a fairly significant investment there.

SirPorkaLot
01-27-2010, 09:20 AM
I looked at a 36' and you've got a fairly significant investment there.

I know that's right!

We compete in some of the same contests so I look forward to beating them with my EZ-UP, Weber, UDS & COS :mrgreen:

Of course if they do lose it will be in more comfort and with more sleep, but that is the way the ball bounces :wink:

Plowboy
01-27-2010, 09:30 AM
Do you ever see using this as a commercial kitchen or is this purely competition?

Ford
01-27-2010, 09:56 AM
Do you ever see using this as a commercial kitchen or is this purely competition?
I was kind of wondering the same thing. It looks fantastic for comp but vending is another story.

chopshop
01-27-2010, 10:00 AM
I was kind of wondering the same thing. It looks fantastic for comp but vending is another story.

whats the other story?

KC_Bobby
01-27-2010, 10:21 AM
Do you ever see using this as a commercial kitchen or is this purely competition?

That's kinda why I joked about the walk in fridge.

Jorge
01-27-2010, 10:32 AM
How much is it going to weigh when done and loaded, and what are you using to pull it?

Plowboy
01-27-2010, 10:33 AM
In most areas, you won't pass health inspection with an onboard water closet. The exception I've seen is that if there is a separate (walled off) living space from the kitchen and the WC is in the living space.

Every state and county are different, but this type of rule is pretty common from what I hear.

Ford
01-27-2010, 10:39 AM
Todd hit it right on. On top of that there's no veding window. ALso if you use the cubby for sleeping it need to be walled off. When I looked at a 36' I looked at putting the WC right against the cubby then a wall. Need outside access doors to both compartments. And the beat goes on.

Rightstuff
01-27-2010, 11:00 AM
Todd hit it right on. On top of that there's no veding window. ALso if you use the cubby for sleeping it need to be walled off. When I looked at a 36' I looked at putting the WC right against the cubby then a wall. Need outside access doors to both compartments. And the beat goes on.

Don't want to vend. Tried it and hated it. Too much work. Competing is my stress release.....(I work as a manager at a large Air Traffic Facility) I purchased this unit for $12,400.00 and spent another $10,000.00 on cabinets, appliances, etc that I will install myself. I just got tired of lugging crap back and forth and setting up crude camp sites. I'm hoping this will make my life easier and competing more enjoyable with a full kitchen available (I'll let you guys know in a few months after I get some use out of it :-D). Also, I am pulling it with my dream truck...King Ranch F-350.

Rightstuff
01-27-2010, 11:03 AM
How much is it going to weigh when done and loaded, and what are you using to pull it?


Not quite sure but the dry weight is approx 5000lbs and and the GTW is 10400lbs. With my equipment I shouldn't be anywhere near the 10400lbs, however; I will get it weighed once completed. Pulling with F350.

Rightstuff
01-27-2010, 11:05 AM
Nice - can I ask who built it for you?

I looked at a 36' and you've got a fairly significant investment there.

Mac Cargo Trailers in Eastman, GA.

Plowboy
01-27-2010, 11:06 AM
Don't want to vend. Tried it and hated it. Too much work. Competing is my stress release.....(I work as a manager at a large Air Traffic Facility) I purchased this unit for $12,400.00 and spent another $10,000.00 on cabinets, appliances, etc that I will install myself. I just got tired of lugging crap back and forth and setting up crude camp sites. I'm hoping this will make my life easier and competing more enjoyable with a full kitchen available (I'll let you guys know in a few months after I get some use out of it :-D). Also, I am pulling it with my dream truck...King Ranch F-350.

Good for you!! Hobbies cost money. It is just a fact.

It is funny how we spend tens of thousands on things that we use a dozen or two dozen times a year. I'm very guilty of this. But, you can't take it with you, as they say.

$10k is a LOT of custom cabinets, man! Wow. We gotta see that when it is done. The most amazing custom trailer I've ever seen is Smokey Mountain Smokers. From the pit area to the kitchen to the living space, it is a work of art.

Rightstuff
01-27-2010, 11:11 AM
Good for you!! Hobbies cost money. It is just a fact.

It is funny how we spend tens of thousands on things that we use a dozen or two dozen times a year. I'm very guilty of this. But, you can't take it with you, as they say.

$10k is a LOT of custom cabinets, man! Wow. We gotta see that when it is done. The most amazing custom trailer I've ever seen is Smokey Mountain Smokers. From the pit area to the kitchen to the living space, it is a work of art.

3K cabinets
2K sink, stove, microwave vent hood, frig, toilet, bath sink
Then theres flooring, pumps, grey water tanks, fresh water tanks, black water tanks, PEX line, etc.

Trust me it goes QUICK !!!!

Bonkers789
01-27-2010, 11:13 AM
Very nice trailer
Im also looking at one as i will use it for Bussiness and Comps

chopshop
01-27-2010, 11:37 AM
thats a really good price for that trailer

Plowboy
01-27-2010, 11:54 AM
3K cabinets
2K sink, stove, microwave vent hood, frig, toilet, bath sink
Then theres flooring, pumps, grey water tanks, fresh water tanks, black water tanks, PEX line, etc.

Trust me it goes QUICK !!!!

Yes it does. DIY isn't always as great as it sounds, too.

Rightstuff
01-27-2010, 11:55 AM
thats a really good price for that trailer

I agree and its the only reason I was able to "pull the trigger" on this deal.

Rightstuff
01-27-2010, 11:58 AM
Yes it does. DIY isn't always as great as it sounds, too.

Your right....I've got my work cut out for me!! I've built a few houses and rebuilt several older homes. But this project will definetly be different than them all. I just want to keep it FUN and enjoy the process. Thats why I got into competing...for the fun of it! (and its nice to win every now and then too :grin:) !!

Jorge
01-27-2010, 12:03 PM
Yes it does. DIY isn't always as great as it sounds, too.

DIY in your trailer worked out OK. I still want that stainless Subway table in your trailer for my kitchen!:lol:

Rightstuff
01-27-2010, 01:06 PM
Good for you!! Hobbies cost money. It is just a fact.

My last hobby was rebuilding a vintage twin Cessna (C310). This hobby is cheap comparitively speaking. At least my wife enjoys this hobby. We nearly divorced over the airplane :-D!!!

Plowboy
01-27-2010, 01:19 PM
DIY in your trailer worked out OK. I still want that stainless Subway table in your trailer for my kitchen!:lol:

Here ya go. No bidders yet. Compared to this, I stole mine at $345.

http://cgi.ebay.com/DUKE-SUBWAY-102-Refrigerated-Sandwich-Food-Prep-Table_W0QQitemZ380199286789QQcmdZViewItemQQptZBI_S team_Cooking_Warming?hash=item5885a4b805

KC_Bobby
01-27-2010, 01:33 PM
Todd, do you actually run the table at comps to keep meat cool when you prep?

pahutchens
01-27-2010, 03:22 PM
Real nice rig there

cbagby64
01-27-2010, 08:19 PM
wow, sweet rig

big brother smoke
01-27-2010, 09:43 PM
Gonna be a really nice rig, wow!