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Unread 07-30-2013, 07:09 PM   #1
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Default Maverick Drum Smoker?

Any of y'all have the Maverick Competition Drum Smoker? How do you like it?

http://stores.barbequejunction.com/-...Categories.bok
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Many here have homemade drum smokers, you might want to do a search on the Ugly Drum Smoker (UDS) and follow the building instructions..
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Any of y'all have the Maverick Competition Drum Smoker? How do you like it?

http://stores.barbequejunction.com/-...Categories.bok
Have not seen one 'live', but the online pics show a pretty thin non-sealed door. I have built around 8 UDS smokers and having a good sealed drum is very important for regulating the temperature. It also enables you to close off all intake and extinguish the coals.
For the money I would stick with the standard UDS design or if you want to go with factory, a WSM bullet. It has a door too, but is better quality and can be sealed.
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Judging by how warped that door is in the pic I suspect it's all made from ridiculously thin gage sheet metal.

That's the quality of product they're trying to sell for $300? No thank you.

I'll echo the notion you're prolly better off building your own UDS. It'll be cheaper too.
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^^Ditto from above^^

There is a site specific google search bar at the bottom of the page.

A current thread by a master:
http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/sh...d.php?t=167299

The mother thread:
http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/sh...s+build+thread

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