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Unread 10-23-2013, 12:12 AM   #16
CErnst
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I'm a relative noob to smokers. However I've done four runs with a faulty thermometer and general understanding of what affects what. Quality was hit or miss. I got myself a good thermometer and wireless/remote thermometer...it was easy to get good quality.
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Unread 10-23-2013, 02:35 AM   #17
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I love my UDS. It was cheap and fun to build and customize. I looked at a lot of different versions on google and picked the design I liked. It's very fuel efficient and forgiving to little mistakes. I get a lot of satisfaction making good que on something that I made on the cheap. And you can go nuts with the paintjob with engine paint.
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Unread 10-23-2013, 05:23 AM   #18
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I love mine too, I've only had one cook on it but you can tell real quick that it is awesome! So go for it you'll not be disappointed!
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Unread 10-23-2013, 06:45 AM   #19
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If they didn't work there wouldn't be a 770 page thread on how to build them.

http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/sh...ad.php?t=23436
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Unread 10-23-2013, 07:01 AM   #20
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The UDS is a great way to Q.
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Unread 10-23-2013, 08:26 AM   #21
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Do it! Do it! I say do it do it do it.
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Unread 10-23-2013, 08:43 AM   #22
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Well, thank you everyone!!!.....it seems it is a unanimous decision. onward and upward :)
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Unread 10-23-2013, 08:51 AM   #23
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They perform better when spelled correctly. ;)
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Unread 10-23-2013, 09:36 AM   #24
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You will not be sorry!
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Unread 10-23-2013, 09:47 AM   #25
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Quote:
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They perform better when spelled correctly. ;)

Just shows how unfamiliar I am with them :)
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Unread 10-23-2013, 12:08 PM   #26
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Bingo!
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Unread 10-23-2013, 12:27 PM   #27
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I was skeptical at first. Went ahead and built one last week. Seasoned it on Thursday and learned the temps etc. Put a 11lb butt on it Friday nite and let it go for 16 1/2 hours. Temp never faltered once and was by far the best butt I had ever cooked. The efficiency of the UDS is an understatement. After a 16 1/2 hour cook I still had enough fuel to burn probably another 5 hours. I'm thinking brisket this weekend :)
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Unread 10-23-2013, 12:33 PM   #28
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Another UDS fan! Please take pics of your uds build if you get the time.
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Unread 10-23-2013, 02:12 PM   #29
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When I finally broke down & got a UDS, I wondered why I had been so hard-headed & stuck on chasing temps in my Chargriller. MY CG has sat idle under a tarp since I got the UDS.
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Unread 10-23-2013, 07:59 PM   #30
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I recently built my first one and have cooked on it once so far and already started building another one last night. I'm happy, the wife ..... Anyhow. Yeah, love it! Can't go wrong.
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