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Old 02-03-2012, 09:04 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by esselle View Post
Good topic! I have a question I would like to through in (I think I know the answer but ya never know).
I work in Carbon Fibre. Could sheet Carbon Fibre be used for a cabinet smoker rather than steel, therefore making it lighter? The outer walls would definately be prettier. No rust problems. Just wondering with regards to the resin used to cure in the first place etc
Carbon fiber wouldn't be a good combustion chamber material.

Metal or brick is really needed to for protection, thermal mass, and reradiating the heat.

I think the ultimate (besides one with all the sinks and cutting boards and xbox 360s) would be a brick pit on wheels.
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