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Unread 12-11-2011, 02:51 PM   #1
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Default Overhaul complete!

Picked this up off of Craigslist for $100:


A few hours with the angle grinder and a couple cans of paint later:


Just need to smoke something now!
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Unread 12-11-2011, 02:56 PM   #2
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Nice work I have a automatic search on craigslist just for items like this. With a little time and effort you can turn a good deal into a brand new cooker. Then use it or sell it.
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Unread 12-11-2011, 02:57 PM   #3
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That looks great. You got any pics of the inside?
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Nice work I have a automatic search on craigslist just for items like this. With a little time and effort you can turn a good deal into a brand new cooker. Then use it or sell it.
Can you tell us more about the automatic search?

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Can you tell us more about the automatic search?

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I have an app on my phone (Craigslist Notifications) that allows you to enter keywords to search for. If you don't have a smartphone, I believe there are also websites that perform the same function and then email you when a keyword hits.
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Great job. Now season that puppy up!!
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Nice score! Now filler up!

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Nice job, looks great!
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That looks great. You got any pics of the inside?
Here is the "before" of the inside. I ran over it with the wire brush and gave it a good coat of cooking oil - it wasn't in too bad of shape but I think I'll be looking for some new grates depending on how these clean up.
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That's just awesome. You must be a BBQ Hindu because you believe in smoker reincarnation.
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Great find and restore !
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Great CL find.
Now get a flat plate of 1/4" steel to go over the firebox for a griddle and you'll be in Fat City!
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Nice job! You should send the photos to Southwest Smokers. I'm sure they would be proud.
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Here is the "before" of the inside. I ran over it with the wire brush and gave it a good coat of cooking oil - it wasn't in too bad of shape but I think I'll be looking for some new grates depending on how these clean up.
You did great. Even if you can't find some wire grates, you could easily make some from expanded steel.
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Looks great, just like a new one!
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