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Old 01-28-2013, 12:12 PM   #31
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That there is very nice. Let us know how it cooks.
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Old 01-28-2013, 12:13 PM   #32
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Sterling has a nice product there. That orange fire basket under the lid will never work though.
Looks like he has a cat trapped under the lid...
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Old 01-28-2013, 01:12 PM   #33
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I think the faucet valve is for washing out the barrel without having to tip it over. Air control is handled by the sliders, those rectangular vents have slider doors, that can be used to tailor air flow. Can you tell I have looked at these before?
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Old 01-28-2013, 01:19 PM   #34
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Awesome pit! what did you use to mount the shelf? what brackets? might want to follow your lead for my pbs
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Old 01-28-2013, 01:23 PM   #35
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Now I really want a UDS.
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Old 01-28-2013, 02:01 PM   #36
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I think the weekend after the Superbowl it is about time that I build my UDS. That is an awesome build.
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Old 01-28-2013, 02:14 PM   #37
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She's a BEA-UTE!!!!....Awesome job buddy....Now get her dirty!!!
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Old 01-28-2013, 02:29 PM   #38
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Nicely done!

I think it's time to modify my UDS slightly so I can hang meat. I already have 1/2" rebars laying around. I'll bend a set of stainless steel skewers into hooks.
Instead of poking holes into the drum itself for the rebars I have a separate 3" tall ring that fits perfectly between the drum and the dome lid which will become the hanger assembly.
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:43 AM   #39
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Please let us know how those slider vents control air flow. I like the looks of them but wonder how much they might leak in comparison to ball valves. Been drooling for a while over the BPS-UDS kit.
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:38 AM   #40
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The slider vents control air flow just fine. There might be a slight amount of leak, but not enough to make a difference. I have no problem shutting the fire down when I close them. Temps are very stable.
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:43 AM   #41
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Looks great, nice job!
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With those hanger rods, it should be called "Big Pimp'n Smoker"

I also really like that gravy spout at the bottom.
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Old 01-29-2013, 11:03 AM   #43
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Please let us know how those slider vents control air flow. I like the looks of them but wonder how much they might leak in comparison to ball valves. Been drooling for a while over the BPS-UDS kit.
When new, slider vents seem like they may leak air but once they accumulate a nice thin layer of gunk they're pretty air tight.
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