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Old 11-23-2006, 12:36 PM   #1
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Default Cleaning Offset

Gotta Oklamoha Joes offset cooker..

Need to clean it out after this last smoke.

Anyadvice on how to best do this? Do you just wash/scrub it and let it drain out the drain hole? What's best to use?


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Old 11-23-2006, 03:16 PM   #2
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If it's hot grease stuff, just let it out the drain. If not, just scrape out as much as you can with a plastic putty knife, or something like that and toss it. Other than that, I wouldn't worry about it.

When it's still hot/warm, you can dump some water through it and down the drain. Put a fire in to dry it out and when it's warm and cooling down, rub it down with oil. I usually just clean out what I can easily scrape out and leave the rest.
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Old 11-23-2006, 04:27 PM   #3
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I just drive mine to the local carwash, back in and pressure wash the heck out of it, Just don't use soap or wax LOL
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