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Unread 08-29-2010, 08:34 PM   #1
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Default Just picked up a 60 gal air compressor tank.

Sweet! For 50 bucks. Great shape, first part of my build. I want to use my 55 gal barrel as the vertical side stack on the left and I still need a fire box. This will be my first time building a grill. Advice? New here so if this is in the wrong place sorry, direct me please.

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heyi built one out of the same tank then double it, so i could cook a pig ...... search mjancel on here down below you will find a search tool bar..
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I built one out of an 80 gal tank.I made mine run like a wsm and used the bottom for a fire pit and use a heat shield. there is a pic of it in my pictures here.
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I am looking to set it up to be able to close the vertical side stack chamber off when not in use and add a removable plate for for the optional reverse flow. I would also add another exhaust same side as the fire box to open only in the reverse flow mode.

Thanks for the info Lion and mjancel
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Sweet! For 50 bucks. Great shape, first part of my build. I want to use my 55 gal barrel as the vertical side stack on the left and I still need a fire box. This will be my first time building a grill. Advice? New here so if this is in the wrong place sorry, direct me please.

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John here's what we did with an 80 gallon compressor



Here is a blog on the build

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John here's what we did with an 80 gallon compressor



Here is a blog on the build

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Nice! I am picking up an 80 gallon tank today, it will now be the horizontal chamber and the 60 will be the vertical. love your set up!!!
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