04-21-2011 03:51 PM
Virtual Backwoods UDS, What do you think?
Just messing around:
This is a 55 gal drum with a 30 gal drum set inside. The 30 gal drum has approximately 6 inches chopped off the top and sits a few inches above the charcoal basket. The 30 gal drum can be filled with water much like the water pan of the Backwoods Smokers. The smoke and heat will travel up between the 55 and 30 gal drums then down through the 30 gal drum cooking chamber and finally out the exhaust, which is situated right above the water line.
Check out other UDS's I've designed:
04-21-2011 03:55 PM
Interesting concept, that's for sure.
I think a detachable exhaust could be done, but unless you cut a door toward the bottom of the 55 gallon drum you're gonna have a helluva time adding fuel for a long cook.
04-21-2011 04:36 PM
I can appreciate innovation,but why? For innovation's sake, or does it make a UDS better? The reason a UDS is so popular is because of it's simplicity and utility. What's next, electric toothbrushes?
04-21-2011 04:42 PM
Cool idea but I don't see see a point in messing with the perfection that is the UDS! :-P
04-22-2011 09:01 PM
I like it....and reverse flows are so much better in my opinion for low and slows. Such a even heat, that one just may work
04-22-2011 09:46 PM
Gotta admit I do like the way you think. Would it make a UDS better? Only one way to tell.
04-22-2011 10:21 PM
Inspiration and innovation. Nice concept!
04-22-2011 10:29 PM
You might be a visionary. Build it and they will come.
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