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Unread 06-23-2011, 08:40 PM   #1
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Default My new UDS charcoal basket ash pan

My new $20 UDS charcoal basket & ash pan. 17 diameter x 12 deep
Used weber charcoal grate: $0
20" Plow disk from Rural King: $16
Rebar ring & 1/4" pencil rod $4
Scrap 3/8" rod $0



17 diameter x 12 deep
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Unread 06-23-2011, 08:44 PM   #2
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That looks great. Simple, economical and utilitarian. The very essence of UDS.
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Looks heavy.
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nice craftsmanship!
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Fantastic!
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Looks super nice!!
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Looooove the price !
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Nice! Looks like it's built to last. How high does it sit above the ash pan?
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Nice job, looks good.
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Nice! Looks like it's built to last. How high does it sit above the ash pan?
I'ts about 2 3/8 at the edge and more in the middle. The plow disk is cupped. Everything I had read said you needed 2". Was I wrong?
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how much does that weigh?
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That looks nice, that has to be 4 hours or more of construction.
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Well I don't think you'll have any trouble with that thing lasting a long time! You could probably drive a truck over it!
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My charcoal basket. 16" Diameter 9" tall. I think it will last a few years.
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That looks nice, that has to be 4 hours or more of construction.
My son made it for me during his lunch hour at work. Cut & weld = 2 lunch periods
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