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Old 09-04-2011, 08:12 PM   #1
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Greetings farkers...

I want to build a mini UDS from a 15-gallon steel drum and would love to see your build photos.
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Old 09-04-2011, 10:35 PM   #2
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Use the specs from the BDS site.


Mini 1427
The Mini 1427 is the smallest model, measuring 14.5" diameter by 27.5" tall. Comes with one cooking rack and has 6.50 inches clearance. Weighs 25 pounds. Made from 20 gauge cold rolled steel. Will fit 1 large pork butt, or 1 whole chicken, or 1 large brisket flat, or 1 large beef chuck roast, or 1 slab of ribs cut in half, and many other possible selections.

http://www.bigdrumsmokers.com/smokers.htm



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Old 09-05-2011, 12:31 AM   #3
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im lazy, and i dont wanna repost the whole thing so here's the thread http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/sh...d.php?t=100701 in fact im doin my first ( i hope ) SLEEPING overnighter!!, all of my previous cooks that have been long cooks didnt need any fire tending during the day when i cooked for 12+ hours, so im gonna put my trust in GROGG and hope not to wake up to have to figure something else out for lunch.!!!!
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Old 09-05-2011, 01:54 AM   #4
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Not real sure what this drum was before, some kind of oil I think. We had several of them laying around the farm and a small portable grill I got helping a friend move. The video game nerd in me said paint it like Bullet Bill!

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Old 09-05-2011, 08:26 AM   #5
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Here is mine.
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Old 09-06-2011, 02:55 AM   #6
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I'll be watching this thread. I'm looking to build one for camping trips and smaller cooks.
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Old 09-11-2011, 03:33 AM   #7
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Here's mine!
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Old 09-12-2011, 11:06 AM   #8
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Here is a thread of mine from a couple years ago.
http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/sh...ad.php?t=64888
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Old 09-12-2011, 11:31 AM   #9
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Here's mine: http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/sh...r%27s+mini+UDS


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Old 09-12-2011, 01:49 PM   #10
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Old 09-12-2014, 05:17 PM   #11
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Let's wake this thread up!

Just finished. Smoking a pork butt tomorrow.



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Old 09-12-2014, 05:25 PM   #12
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That's a great way for me to cook at work!

May have to look into this!
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Old 09-12-2014, 05:26 PM   #13
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No grates. The drum is set up for hanging only. Just one threaded rod bolted across the top. I've hung up to 6 full slabs of ribs.

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Old 09-12-2014, 06:11 PM   #14
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I love it Phubar!!! Now that's a WORKIN' cooker!! Did they make you clean the pavers?
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Old 09-12-2014, 06:20 PM   #15
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I originally was going to but i went with the Jumbo Joe mini instead.
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