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Old 03-29-2008, 03:13 PM   #1
BBQ Bandit
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Question Barrel mod ala UDS

Got a question that needs to be asked.

Currently designing my double barrel smoker and was pondering of eliminating the side firebox door because of designing/cutting a lifting door for the lower barrel.

That direction would retain the original shape and bung holes... see what I see? If I position and rotate the sealed barrel so the largest 2" NPT hole is on the bottom (6:00 position), that placement is screaming for a 2" ball valve/pipe arrangement very much like the UDS set-up.

Based on area (3.14 * (r^2)) leaves a few similarities...

On most UDS I've read: (4) 1" holes for incoming air equals 3.14 sq. inches.
Using the 2" bung hole/valve roughly equals the same amount in square inches (3.14)

Am I going in a semi-lucid direction? Please advise...
Custom Klose Backyard Chef... of Snot, and a 22.5 WSM

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Lang 84 Deluxe kitchen, Lang 60 Mobile - The Damsel II, Lang 48 Patio - The Damsel, Bubba Keg Grill - RIP, Double Barrel Smoker and a BSKD

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