Originally Posted by soapy_junk
quick quesiton.. i am purchasing parts to build my smoker.. have read this thread 3 times over and am very excited..
regarding the 3/4 black pipe nipple and the ball valve.. i will be doing a NON welded unit.. everyone says use the 3/4 electrical conduit lock nuts.. i purchased them.. but they look like they are coated.. are they?.. are they ok to use that close to the firebox?
Ditto smokindave74 from what I understand (and that's not much) but most grates you buy are Zinc coated!