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Old 03-07-2011, 12:57 PM   #1
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Just starting my rehab of this Bandera smoker. Does anyone have any advice/suggestions, other than info in Bandera101?

Yes, those are mud dauber nests inside both boxes!!!

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Old 03-07-2011, 01:24 PM   #2
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Good luck, that's a major project!
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Old 03-15-2011, 08:21 AM   #3
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OK...so this thing is really kicking my butt!!!

How clean is clean enough for the interior of the smoker box?
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Old 03-15-2011, 08:35 AM   #4
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I would say 'degreased' is clean enough. Unless it's rusted real bad?
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Old 03-15-2011, 03:18 PM   #5
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don't worry about the inside of the smoker box. Just scrape it down.

What you should really concentrate on is:
  1. heat shields inside the firebox
  2. good exterior prep and application of high temp paint
  3. some serious wheels
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