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Old 03-16-2013, 08:10 PM   #12
Sean "Puffy" Coals
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Originally Posted by dwfisk View Post
Neat design, I look forward to seeing it come together. Just a thought: if you think you might want to do a whole hog, 2 doors can be a problem. I built my rig with a single 50" door on a 72 inch tank; no counter weights (yet) and it's not to heavy. I've done +50# whole hogs and think i can fit up to 80# in mine. Just something to consider.
Good point, however one goal of my design was to minimize heat loss while the door was open. I would think one big door would allow more heat to escape. Plus, I don't see myself ever doing a whole hog. And if I do, it's a good excuse to build another pit!
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