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woodpelletsmoker 03-10-2013 01:22 AM

Mod on UDS
 
http://www.heavymachine.us/uds-skewer.jpg
http://www.heavymachine.us/uds-hook.jpg

What is your suggestion

HolySmoke 03-10-2013 06:59 AM

What about the air gap between 1/2" diameter hook & lid?
Maybe a 22.5" diameter wire ring with another 21.75" ring connected with small spokes, so it can sit in ring around drum and you can hang hooks from the inside ring with lid still working the same?

woodpelletsmoker 03-10-2013 10:55 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by HolySmoke (Post 2400754)
What about the air gap between 1/2" diameter hook & lid?
Maybe a 22.5" diameter wire ring with another 21.75" ring connected with small spokes, so it can sit in ring around drum and you can hang hooks from the inside ring with lid still working the same?

Maybe inner ring shall be 18" or 16".

Bbq Bubba 03-10-2013 01:31 PM

who the heck would wanna hang their meat in a drum?

Toronto 03-10-2013 04:27 PM

http://i1213.photobucket.com/albums/...11/002-116.jpg

Everyone who owns a PBC, seems to be what the cool kids are doing now.

woodpelletsmoker 03-10-2013 06:28 PM

Yes my idea is intrigued by PBC.
But PBC seems wasting more space.

What is the size of a 55 gal drum. How long the skewer shall be

woodpelletsmoker 03-10-2013 09:13 PM

http://www.heavymachine.us/usd-new.jpg
May need 2 extra bars as PBC

http://allchinas.com/coldsmoker/smokebox2.jpg
This is the firebox and grease prevent umbrella.
There shall be a flange which sits on the ash box

woodpelletsmoker 03-11-2013 09:28 PM

The ash and fire box idea is adopted from Kamado smoker.
All fresh air will enter coal from beneath, and all fresh air will contact coal for burning. This way there is no excess fresh air is introduced and in turn fuel efficiency will be high. If I build fire box by ceramic, you can do really high temperature grilling, or it is great for baking bread/pizza.

In a common UDS, if there are two levels of grill, you may find hard to reach lower level grill.
I like the idea of PBC, it is easy to reach meat. But PBC also wastes space.
In my skewer plus hook combination, you can use most vertical space.
You can do grilling by inserting small block of meat on the skewer directly.
Meat size may be 1". It is very popular in north west China.
For slow & low smoking, you can hang big block of meat by hook.
You can instert 2 or 3 hooks on one block of meat.

My question: why do not you add lining on UDS by ceramic clay mud. In China I can buy ceramic clay at $100 for 2000 lbs. Considering shipping cost, I can not sell to you guys.

You can build such an UDS by yourself.
You need to buy a 55 gal barrel. What is the price

I can supply you
22" support ring,
6 pieces of 20" long skewer, diameter 1/2", stainless steel.
12 pieces of hook, diameter 1/4" stainless steel
Ash & fire box, umbrella, connect pipe, made from stainless steel, fire box size diameter 10", height 4"
Digital Power drafter of DOG package, PID outlet, one probe, same as AUBER.
My supplying price is $250. free shipping to North American

You need only to weld 3 stops on the barrel, and drill a hole of 1".

woodpelletsmoker 03-12-2013 04:50 AM

http://www.heavymachine.us/mutton.jpg
You can insert the meat directly on the skewer


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