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Old 11-11-2013, 02:02 PM   #1
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Default Modified Stick Burner

I had to scrap my old stick burner earlier this year as it was just flat worn out and the repairs were too much

I picked up a Char-Broil Silver on CL for $20. The side box was never used, in fact the previous owner put the hinge on the door backwards and it would not open.
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I fixed the hinge, cleaned it up and decided to add a diffuser plate
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left it solid a few inches at the fire box side and then offset pattern of holes getting progressivly larger
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I really liked the Yoder that Nucornhusker got and how he tested if the heat was even
I took a guess at what I thought would work being conservative on the smaller end so I could enlarge if needed
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Built a fire to season it up
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Got the cheapest Walmart biscuits for the test (Thanks for the idea Nucornhusker)
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At the turn it was cooking more on the exhaust side so I flipped ends
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The first 75% was real even heat and the last 25% was about 10 degrees hotter. I may leave it this way and try some cooks so I can use the hotter area if needed. I can add holes on the left or enlarge the ones already there if needed.

I thought I would just toss out the test biscuits but I tasted one and they were smokey awesome. I threw on some bacon for a quick snack
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took the rest to work and they were gobbled up!
I think this mod will work out just fine! SD
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