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garzanium 03-05-2013 11:00 PM

Got my Backwoods Fatboy! Detailed Cart build pics and PRON
 
Picked it up from Carole and Doug Ritter..great folks-tons of experience and insight. Got home at 1pm saturday and got at it.

First was putting extra racks. Talked to Backwoods and they told me what metal size to use so that I could use their racks. Note, 1in angle iron at 1/4" will actually work..ran out of 3/4 "and had to use it on the top rack. no pics of that, but I now have 8 total rack positions(im thinking tons of jerky one day).


Before leaving made an omlet from a fattie
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Home

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materials

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bottle opener..see base mount on last pics..located on the left corner of the shelf
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Start

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Sunday...behind schedule...had folks coming over at 7pm for dinner...so it was crunch time!

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This is as far as I could get...ran out of metal for the handle..time to season and cook. notice the weight makes it balance lower on the right as its not centered


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Overcooked this stuff(falling off the bone),but no one complained:) I was really happy with the mean bark
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great amount of smoke..some of the best chicken I've had...it was my favorite..justvused a bit of john henry wing rub.
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to balance the cart..I installed a "lift" on the right hand tires to elevate that side.
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added shelf,see bottle opener mount

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before paint. see failed smoker drum project i gave up on in the background:)

http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b5...ps28775c01.jpg
added a bit of Texas flair on the bottom and painted( brush rustoleum)...done for now. Will touch up corners with spray paint tomorrow and post better outdoor pics. Pics show paint wet...wont be so glossy

Also, this is missing the bottom grate..Will store my extra racks on the bottom of the smoker

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Hcs 03-06-2013 07:04 AM

Nice build I'm looking for ideas for my chubby!

code3rrt 03-06-2013 07:18 AM

Nice work!

TuscaloosaQ 03-06-2013 07:47 AM

That is an awesome cooker ...good job on the cart!!!

PaPaQ 03-06-2013 09:29 AM

Nice cooker and cart!

garzanium 03-06-2013 09:49 AM

Re: Got my Backwoods Fatboy! Detailed Cart build pics and PRON
 
Thanks guys. Here are some better pics. Still need a bit of paint on some corners and such.


http://i17.photobucket.com/albums/b5...ps4b74ac91.jpg

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John Bowen 03-06-2013 09:52 AM

Impressive!

tyotrain 03-06-2013 09:55 AM

Got my Backwoods Fatboy! Detailed Cart build pics and PRON
 
Great job. You will love the BWS


Have fun and happy smoking
BBQ UP

Untraceable 03-06-2013 10:03 AM

Very nice! bravo.

keep the prons flowin'

Big George's BBQ 03-06-2013 10:19 AM

Great job :thumb::thumb:

DubfromGA 03-06-2013 10:22 AM

Very nice!

Will work for bbq 03-06-2013 11:32 AM

Nice build. :thumb:

swamprb 03-06-2013 12:32 PM

Nice!

grantw 03-06-2013 01:49 PM

Got my Backwoods Fatboy! Detailed Cart build pics and PRON
 
Any chance you can post some pictures of the inside? Im really considering getting one

Bonewagon 03-06-2013 01:57 PM

Sweet! :thumb:


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