View Single Post
Old 02-13-2010, 02:04 AM   #1
conroe85
Is lookin for wood to cook with.
 
Join Date: 01-09-10
Location: Magnolia, Texas
Default new UDS build with pron

Thought I would share a few prons of my new UDS. Fired it up Sunday for the game and smoked three slabs of BBR. Turned out great...sorry no pron of the Q !!!
Anyway, thought I would post a few of the build process.
Also had a few questions about the first cook. I had a lot of trouble keeping my temps low. I am using a digital thermo in the center and the thermo on the side at grate level. Even with all ccaps closed and ball valve mostly closed I was running 290-300 the whole time. I have about 22" between bottom of the basket and the top grate. I mixed Kingsford and lump..bout 10-12 lbs and put about 20 lit coals on top to start it up. Spiked as I thought when I took of the lid and never would settle. Could it be that I had too much lump maybe? Maybe should lower the basket some, but I only have about 3" to the bottom of my barrel.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg IMG_3646.jpg (52.4 KB, 229 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_3648.jpg (50.9 KB, 227 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_3652.jpg (27.4 KB, 227 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_3658.jpg (25.0 KB, 227 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_3667.jpg (24.8 KB, 226 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_3663.jpg (28.3 KB, 225 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_3665.jpg (30.1 KB, 226 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_3666.jpg (28.3 KB, 226 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_3668.jpg (94.3 KB, 228 views)
File Type: jpg IMG_3669.jpg (97.7 KB, 228 views)
__________________
[B][COLOR=lime]comp stick burner on wheels, UDS, NBS, Old Smokey, tailgate pit :boxing:[/COLOR][/B]
conroe85 is offline   Reply With Quote