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aawa 05-09-2013 07:34 PM

Sublime Smokin Deck UDS completed!
 
Well I set out to make myself a UDS. The limiting factor was that I can not do a burn out in my yard as my backyard is almost all deck with very little room for a patio. So other than doing it in the street out front (which the neighbors wouldn't of liked) I asked the guy that supplied the drum to me to do the burn out for me and for $30 extra bucks he did it. Thanks Chad at East Coast Smoking Wood for the drum, the burn out, and the great wood I have gotten from you!

I also learned that one of my neighbors was a welder! So I supplied the material and she welded a basket for me. She said that she wants some of the first batch of bbq that comes off the smoker for her time to bend and weld the basket and I happily agreed. This basket is a beast!
http://i.imgur.com/eEyZUJa.jpg http://i.imgur.com/KEe2jqx.jpg

I had to add some bling to her, so I commissioned Marty Leach for the sweet handle with the grafitti font I wanted. He was very accommodating, super fast, and gave me a quality product I am very happy with! I will be ordering a few more handles from him for my Kettles in the future.
http://i.imgur.com/byR9UyG.jpg

Had to throw my simple yet stylish brand in some lime green on her so that if it should wonder away, people can return it to her home!
http://i.imgur.com/UxHUxBd.jpg

Had to touch up the drum and use some goo be gone to remove the adhesive around her name tag.
http://i.imgur.com/yJ5uBfz.jpg


And here is her grand debut! It sucks that I won't be able to get her dirty this weekend since I am out of town. But next weekend I am going to be consummating our relationship!
http://i.imgur.com/w3j8C6s.jpg

HookedOnQ 05-09-2013 07:59 PM

Awesome build! Marty did one fine job on that handle!

Big George's BBQ 05-09-2013 08:02 PM

Very nice Congrats

SA_Scorpio 05-09-2013 08:15 PM

Sweet looking cooker and Marty is a talented man! Gratz :eusa_clap

BaggerBill 05-09-2013 08:21 PM

Awesome

Budman1 05-09-2013 08:23 PM

Nice job! Make sure you post some pics when you get it dirty.

RustyPup 05-09-2013 08:25 PM

Sweet looking drum! There ain't a thing U about that there DS... :becky:

JLStout 05-09-2013 10:31 PM

Looks great! Make sure you put some bricks under it before you fire it up on that deck!

aawa 05-09-2013 10:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JLStout (Post 2476301)
Looks great! Make sure you put some bricks under it before you fire it up on that deck!

I am going to be using it on the patio part that isn't pictures on the deck. I just have it on that part of the deck since it is a covered deck. I have to keep her dry!

martyleach 05-09-2013 10:36 PM

Great looking UDS. Fun to build, huh? Looking forward to that first cook!

aawa 05-09-2013 10:43 PM

It was loads of fun! Thank you again for the handle.

cowgirl 05-09-2013 11:31 PM

She's a beauty!!

jmoney7269 05-10-2013 06:51 AM

Nice lookin drum! WDS is the only way to go! I would highly Reccomend a ash pan so the it all lifts out at the same time and doesn't corrode the bottom of the drum.

Elfmaze 05-10-2013 07:20 AM

Yep ash pan is key. I was thinking I would just shop vac out the ash from my one drum. Man what a mess that caused. I can't use my shop vac now without people thinking my house is burning down. I love the handle!

popeye 05-10-2013 07:52 AM

now thats a nice rig . want to see pics of the first cook


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