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PursuitSS 07-30-2019 04:05 PM

Thanks for the thoughts, I have been looking into diffusers, I thought I was going to have to make my own but I’ve found several available.

Oracle00 02-24-2020 11:01 AM

Hello everyone, here's my first post.

I came across this forum researching smokers. Like many, I started smoking on a Weber Kettle. I'll be moving from Miami, Fl to Central, Fl in a month and decided I should break in my new house in with a proper smoker. After tons of research, I decided on a UDS because of cost and the fun of building something fun with my pops.

So far, all I've got is a burned and primed drum, but once the parts come in, it should all come together nicely.

Thanks to everyone who has contributed to this thread over the years. For anyone looking to build a UDS or any smoker, this thread is as important as any of the tools necessary to get the job done.

Here's a few pics with updates to follow.

BKING! 02-24-2020 04:48 PM

Lookin good!

OferL 02-25-2020 04:01 AM

Lots of fun and good meats in your future!

Oracle00 02-26-2020 10:37 PM

Here's the final product. I'm extremely pleased with this build. It was never my intention to actually build my own smoker, but I'm glad I took on the project. My pops and I haven't spent time together like this in a while, and that alone was worth it all.

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tom b 02-26-2020 10:46 PM

Awesome, enjoy!

BGEChicago 02-27-2020 12:22 AM


Nice looking rig, even cooler your Dad helped! I look forward to you posting your maiden voyage cook on this guy!

rifraf 02-27-2020 06:46 AM

Very nice!!

jazzbert 03-02-2020 08:25 AM

Wow, beautiful job. Kudos on being wise beyond your years in taking advantage of time with your dad. The are with us for such a short time.

93civEJ1 11-09-2020 10:00 AM

Any others building since march? I am looking to modify mine and like all the ideas I can get.

Nuco59 11-09-2020 09:41 PM

886 pages- in the mother of all UDS threads- and you are looking for "more" ideas?


Sid Post 11-10-2020 05:37 AM


Originally Posted by Nuco59 (Post 4405922)
886 pages- in the mother of all UDS threads- and you are looking for "more" ideas?



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