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Old 03-26-2012, 10:48 AM   #1
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Talking Mini WSM Build and First Smoke (also first smoke ever)

Well, I received all my parts for the Mini on Friday and got to work. An hour later and I had my first ever smoker, with big plans of having a new addiction!

I used plans from Matt_A with a little help from everyone else that put pictures on here from their build (thank you so much for everyone's help)!



Using a jigsaw with a tile cutting blade, the bottom of the pot came out with no problems.




And... On the test run.


And for my first smoke (Sunday), I used a chuck roast because I was scared of messing up and didn't want to pay dearly ($$) for it. It took around 5 hours to get up to the temperature I was looking for and then I wrapped it and let it rest for 3 painful hours. Making a bbq sauce from a recipe I found on the forums killed a half hour.



Plated (my wife who thought I was crazy because we already have a nice gas grill, couldn't stop saying how good it was and already started planning dinner parties around my new addiction....mission accomplished!!)



Thank you so much to everyone on this forum, I love it here! Now I just have to decide what I should make next.

If anyone has any questions on my build, please don't hesitate, I'd love to help.
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Old 03-26-2012, 10:59 AM   #2
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Nice job!
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Old 03-26-2012, 11:47 AM   #3
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Most excellent!

Soooo....I'm guessing you'll be doing this again?
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Old 03-26-2012, 11:51 AM   #4
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I can't even wait, too bad my job gets in the way of tending to the fire. C'mon weekend!
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Old 03-26-2012, 12:54 PM   #5
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Nice job! I say make some ribs!
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Old 03-26-2012, 03:31 PM   #6
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looks great from here. the mini can be rather forgiving so it makes a great prosuct no matter how hard we try to mess it up.
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Old 03-27-2012, 12:33 AM   #7
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Nice job on the build AND the chuck!! Looks great!!
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Old 03-27-2012, 12:38 AM   #8
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you will havea blast with that smoker. im glad you chose to go with the gold version of the grill and not the silver. I have had mine a little over a year. I have the gold version as well. I also drilled a 1 inch hole at the bottom for more air and ash disposal. I use that extra vent on the bottom to blow air up to the coals if i want them real hot for grilling.

congrats on the build and have fun.
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Old 03-27-2012, 01:41 AM   #9
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nice looking build and the chuck roast looks pretty darn good too.
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Old 03-27-2012, 02:00 AM   #10
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Congrats nice build chucky looks good...... As far as what to make next, hows bout a uds silly!
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Old 03-27-2012, 06:33 AM   #11
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Oh yeah, you're hooked! That chucky looks yum!
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Old 03-27-2012, 06:53 AM   #12
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Looks awesome!:)

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Old 03-27-2012, 07:51 AM   #13
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Very nice build and first smoke congrats and let the addiction begin
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