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Old 02-03-2013, 04:28 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Freddy j View Post
I like how you brought a lot of the tips that have evolved over time into 1 build video. I have always wondered (on the intakes) what is the science behind the vertical pipe? Does it act differently than if you just mounted the valve directly to the hole in the bottom of the drum?
Well it certainly keeps one from bending over to adjust it!

Not speaking on behalf Pitmaster T, but I'll share my experiences-

I think it really helps with the smoker being affected by wind factors, and perhaps with fluid dynamics, but I'm no physicist. But yes, I like my draft pipe. I think it's all part of a whole that is the beauty of the UDS.
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