ブタ
The BBQ BRETHREN FORUMS.


Forum Portal Recipes Smoke Signals Magazine Welocme Merchandise Associations Purchase Subscription Brethren Banners
Go Back   The BBQ BRETHREN FORUMS. > Discussion Area > Q-talk

Notices

Q-talk *ON TOPIC ONLY* QUALITY ON TOPIC discussion of Backyard BBQ, grilling, Equipment and just outdoor cookin' in general, hints, tips, tricks & techniques, success, failures... but stay on topic. And watch for that hijacking.


Reply
Thread Tools
Unread 01-21-2013, 07:40 AM   #46
captndan
is One Chatty Farker
 
Join Date: 06-29-11
Location: Greeneville TN
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

Don't over think this one. From where you are take a weekend trip down the east coast of NC. Small towns, Mom and Pop places and recommendations from the guy at the gas station. Look for a smoke house out back with a roof and screened sides. If you want a true down east pit it will be brick or block, no solid floor, no chimney, and chain link fence gates and rebar. Over the meat will be burlap bags and old metal roofing. Also look for a picnic table outside and a big stack of split oak. Most of these folks are more than glad to show you around.
captndan is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 01-21-2013, 09:42 AM   #47
RangerJ
is one Smokin' Farker
 
Join Date: 11-04-08
Location: Houston, Texas
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

Anyone know what happens to the grease in the Texas style ones? Is that concrete under there like where they sit or sand like Bludawg is talking about?
__________________
www.pappacharliesbbq.com
Cooking on a Baby J by Jambo
Are You Ready to Throwdown?
RangerJ is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 10-08-2013, 10:24 AM   #48
kpq
Knows what a fatty is.

 
Join Date: 03-21-13
Location: Lawrenceville pa
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default old school bbq

did anybody ever get around to building one of these pits?If so would like to here how they made out. I would like to build one in my back yard!
kpq is offline   Reply With Quote


Thanks from:--->
Unread 10-08-2013, 11:55 AM   #49
gaspipe1
Full Fledged Farker

 
gaspipe1's Avatar
 
Join Date: 05-23-11
Location: Cranford, NJ
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

^^^^ Glad someone brought this back to life
gaspipe1 is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 10-08-2013, 12:16 PM   #50
pitbossJB
is one Smokin' Farker

 
pitbossJB's Avatar
 
Join Date: 12-05-09
Location: Albuquerque,N.M.
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

Definitely need one of those!!!
__________________
"It's all done with smoke and mirrors..............I think I like smoke the best"

UDS
Highly modified Bandera w/ griddle on firebox
Mini SJ/UDS
Smokey Joe's
pitbossJB is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 10-08-2013, 01:21 PM   #51
J-Rod
is One Chatty Farker
 
J-Rod's Avatar
 
Join Date: 08-15-12
Location: Irish Hills, MI
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

I'd like to see some pics of those old backyard pits that were popular in the 50's and 60's. Remember those brick pits with heavy grate on top and the tall chimney in back? I always thought those were cool as hell.
__________________
UDS'55&16, Akorn, Bar-B-Q Kettle, mini WSM, Drum Grill. I'm JD.
J-Rod is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 10-08-2013, 02:40 PM   #52
dwfisk
Babbling Farker

 
dwfisk's Avatar
 
Join Date: 08-01-12
Location: Fairfield, FL
Downloads: 1
Uploads: 0
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by J-Rod View Post
I'd like to see some pics of those old backyard pits that were popular in the 50's and 60's. Remember those brick pits with heavy grate on top and the tall chimney in back? I always thought those were cool as hell.
Well, somebody could start a thread asking for pictures/designs of brick and mortar pits like the fabulous shots we get to see of backyard BBQ areas, etc.
__________________
I'm Dave
Weber 26.75 OTG w/CI grates & SJ/WSM Mini
Home built 24"x72" reverse flow stick burner trailer with 18"x44" grill w/CI grates and upright SS gas oven/smoker.
Home built 48" fire pit with a 30"x30" Santa Maria style ranch grill.
Home built lump charcoal retort, iGrill & a bunch of other cooking toys.
dwfisk is online now   Reply With Quote


Unread 10-08-2013, 06:36 PM   #53
rick51
Knows what a fatty is.
 
Join Date: 05-11-13
Location: Greenville, NC
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

Check out this one, should have some useable ideas... Good luck! http://www.ibiblio.org/lineback/bbq/wdh.htm
rick51 is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 10-08-2013, 06:55 PM   #54
HookedOnQ
is one Smokin' Farker
 
HookedOnQ's Avatar
 
Join Date: 12-31-12
Location: chesterfield, va
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

I wonder where boshizzle has been? Havent seen him here in a while. Guess he hasn't completed this project
__________________
BLUE WEBER 22.5 OTG,(OBUDS) OVERBUILT U.D.S, MAVERICK ET732, THERMOPEN KNOCK OFF
HookedOnQ is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 10-08-2013, 07:14 PM   #55
charrederhead
is One Chatty Farker
 
Join Date: 06-29-12
Location: Thomaston, CT
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

Love that video of Scotts'....another bucket destination for sure.






Hmmmm. I wonder what color HIS thermapen is.
__________________
cimarron o/s, blk&grn ssp, blu mt, red & brn daisies, sjp, wsm, ga, 26.75, 2010 plt
charrederhead is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 10-08-2013, 07:32 PM   #56
jeffturnerjr
is one Smokin' Farker
 
jeffturnerjr's Avatar
 
Join Date: 08-20-13
Location: Midland, TX
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

I wasn't around on this forum when this thread was going around. Oh my gosh this is awesome. Stirring in me some thoughts to do something similar......:)
__________________
Husband, Father & Pastor. UDS, offset stick burner. Cook KCBS, & Lonestar BBQ Society.
jeffturnerjr is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 10-08-2013, 09:22 PM   #57
rookiedad
is One Chatty Farker
 
Join Date: 07-21-05
Location: patchogue, n.y.
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

here you go! i want one of these in my back yard!
ttp://www.bing.com/images/search?q=salt+lick+bbq+pit&FORM=HDRSC2#view=detail &id=78656F8F60CE64DA9F2873CD252460191CFC7F09&selec tedIndex=0
__________________
Phil
Better Days Barbeque
Backwoods Party
3 WSMs
22" Weber Kettle
Smokey Joe
rookiedad is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 10-08-2013, 11:25 PM   #58
bizznessman
Full Fledged Farker
 
bizznessman's Avatar
 
Join Date: 03-20-09
Location: Kansas
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

I found this link a while back and archived it for future reference/use. I thought others may want see the options they give on pit BBQ's.

http://www.free-diy-plans.com/plans-...m#.UlTYbhCEapo

Here is a particularly interesting design/plan from the above link

http://bioengr.ag.utk.edu/extension/...Plans/6020.pdf
__________________
Do I smell SMOKE?????
bizznessman is offline   Reply With Quote


Unread 10-09-2013, 02:36 AM   #59
creekwalker
On the road to being a farker
 
Join Date: 03-15-13
Location: Beaufort, NC
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

This thread has a perfect description of a simple small pit:

http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/sh...d.php?t=137372

Interestingly, this pit is only 3 cinder blocks high. In another thread, stepandfetch responded to a question from me about grate height this way:

"creekwalker- Originally the coals were 3 cinder blocks (24 inches) from the grate. [with a 4-block high pit] I discovered very quickly that it took far too many shoveled coals to bring the temps at the grate level to 200 F. My stack of split hickory wood dwindled far too quickly. I removed one level of blocks, so now there is only a distance of 16 inches from the bed of coals to the grate. This has worked perfectly for me- I only have to shovel coals every 45 minutes or so to keep temps up. I keep my temps at around 200 F. At this level, it takes about 9 hours to finish a 7 lbs butt... more time over the coals, more smoke in the meat."
http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/sh...d.php?t=166514
creekwalker is online now   Reply With Quote


Unread 10-09-2013, 04:08 AM   #60
Fishin4bass723
Full Fledged Farker
 
Fishin4bass723's Avatar
 
Join Date: 03-12-13
Location: Kenosha, WI
Downloads: 0
Uploads: 0
Default

http://www.instructables.com/id/Brick-Barbeque/#intro

This is what I would like to build one of these days.
__________________
Joe "Big Ugly" UDS, Gasser/Charcoal combo. Maverick ET-73/ET-732 / Orange Thermapen
Fishin4bass723 is online now   Reply With Quote


Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Loading



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:23 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise v2.6.0 Beta 4 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
2003 -2012 © BBQ-Brethren Inc. All rights reserved. All Content and Flaming Pig Logo are registered and protected under U.S and International Copyright and Trademarks. Content Within this Website Is Property of BBQ Brethren Inc. Reproduction or alteration is strictly prohibited.
no new posts