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Old 01-16-2012, 02:10 PM   #31
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Tower??? More like a Siege Tower lol, sweet build brother, my wife would kill me if I came home with something like that
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:39 PM   #32
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From my testing:

Above 50 degrees ambient outside air temp. I use the 2 1" gas valves open full until target temp is reached. Then I will close them to maintain said target.

Below 50 degrees ambient outside air temp I will open the Middle 1" pipe. I have also built an adapter to fit a small heat gun to power draft the fire. I will boost the fire to 275 and let it slowly drop at times if the outside temp is below 50.

These are rough numbers only.

I just received my first power draft controller that I am going to try on Thursday. If anyone wants to come check it out PM me.
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Old 01-18-2012, 06:24 PM   #33
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Just finished the adapter for my power draft controller. I am surprised I didn't have to break out the duct tape...
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Old 01-18-2012, 07:54 PM   #34
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Have you thought about rigging a hand truck and other wheels to the back of it. So maybe you could tip it and roll it on its back? Very impressive by the way.
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Old 01-18-2012, 08:16 PM   #35
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Cool bananas, dude.
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Old 01-19-2012, 12:51 AM   #36
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I have thought about different ways of moving it around. I think when I build a new trailer this spring I will make some room for it on there... We shall see.
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:56 AM   #37
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A little 20* cooking today... The Auber power draft controller worked well after I plugged in the temp probe in the right way...
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Old 01-20-2012, 02:59 AM   #38
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And done I'll cut it soon.
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Old 01-20-2012, 03:13 AM   #39
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I am in awe. Nice build, and briskey too!
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Old 01-20-2012, 03:22 AM   #40
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Old 01-20-2012, 06:41 AM   #41
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Very impressive tower! Great use for those old server boxes! Do you have any plans for the vents in the top?
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Old 01-20-2012, 01:47 PM   #42
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No plans for the vents I used 2 out of the 3 it had on. I just cover it with tarp when there is a chance of rain.
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Old 01-21-2012, 02:16 PM   #43
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A monolithic job there BKC! What can 'tower power' do for Que? I love it when someone finds something to repurpose and it comes out smoked!!!!
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Old 01-23-2012, 01:33 AM   #44
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30 pounds of brisket trimmed and sliced turned into 16.4 pounds... A whole bunch of happy people!
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Old 01-23-2012, 01:48 AM   #45
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Nice pan shot there!
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