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fish1sw 03-26-2012 09:48 AM

Mini WSM Build and First Smoke (also first smoke ever)
 
Well, I received all my parts for the Mini on Friday and got to work. An hour later and I had my first ever smoker, with big plans of having a new addiction!

I used plans from Matt_A with a little help from everyone else that put pictures on here from their build (thank you so much for everyone's help)!

http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/...w/img_0558.jpg

Using a jigsaw with a tile cutting blade, the bottom of the pot came out with no problems.

http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/...w/img_0561.jpg
http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/...w/img_0568.jpg

And... On the test run.
http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/...w/img_0567.jpg

And for my first smoke (Sunday), I used a chuck roast because I was scared of messing up and didn't want to pay dearly ($$) for it. It took around 5 hours to get up to the temperature I was looking for and then I wrapped it and let it rest for 3 painful hours. Making a bbq sauce from a recipe I found on the forums killed a half hour.

http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/...w/img_0570.jpg

Plated (my wife who thought I was crazy because we already have a nice gas grill, couldn't stop saying how good it was and already started planning dinner parties around my new addiction....mission accomplished!!):clap:

http://i1079.photobucket.com/albums/...w/img_0574.jpg

Thank you so much to everyone on this forum, I love it here! Now I just have to decide what I should make next.

If anyone has any questions on my build, please don't hesitate, I'd love to help.

Phubar 03-26-2012 09:59 AM

Nice job!

gtr 03-26-2012 10:47 AM

Most excellent! :clap2:

Soooo....I'm guessing you'll be doing this again?

fish1sw 03-26-2012 10:51 AM

I can't even wait, too bad my job gets in the way of tending to the fire. C'mon weekend!

fingerlickin' 03-26-2012 11:54 AM

Nice job! I say make some ribs! :thumb:

mbshop 03-26-2012 02:31 PM

looks great from here. the mini can be rather forgiving so it makes a great prosuct no matter how hard we try to mess it up.

cowgirl 03-26-2012 11:33 PM

Nice job on the build AND the chuck!! Looks great!! :grin::thumb:

LT72884 03-26-2012 11:38 PM

you will havea blast with that smoker. im glad you chose to go with the gold version of the grill and not the silver. I have had mine a little over a year. I have the gold version as well. I also drilled a 1 inch hole at the bottom for more air and ash disposal. I use that extra vent on the bottom to blow air up to the coals if i want them real hot for grilling.

congrats on the build and have fun.

BigBobBQ 03-27-2012 12:41 AM

nice looking build and the chuck roast looks pretty darn good too.

criffaaa1 03-27-2012 01:00 AM

Congrats nice build chucky looks good...... As far as what to make next, hows bout a uds silly!
:D:cool::D

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Dragonfly 03-27-2012 05:33 AM

Oh yeah, you're hooked! That chucky looks yum!

MStoney72 03-27-2012 05:53 AM

Looks awesome!:)

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Tony A 03-27-2012 06:51 AM

Very nice build and first smoke congrats and let the addiction begin :clap:


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