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Unread 06-05-2008, 09:20 PM   #1
Norcoredneck
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Default If a Redneck wanted to build a UDS

Ok here is how he would do it. Not that this is the right way or the only way but how I would do it. Will add steps as I complete them.

Divide drum into 3 sections





Layout grill holes.
I chose 1 3/4"" and 8" from top. You should assess the drum you are using.



Layout Intake holes.
I chose 2" from bottom.



Layout Gauge hole.
I chose 9" (1" below lower rack)



Centerpunch marks.



Drill pilot holes.







Drill holes for Intake nipples
I use 1" which lets you thread 3/4" nipple (clean round hole)







Drill out holes for Grate supports
I am going to use 1/4" bolts. I use Unibit to get clean holes in thin metal.





Open up hole for gauge.
I use 3/4" hole which is a tight fit for a 1/2" pipe thread.





Thread in 3/4" close nipples
I use cap to protect threads and screw in as far as possible.
This link will show alternative to welding nipples.
http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/sh...2&postcount=40



Weld in Nipples





Install 3/4" ball valve.

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