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Old 07-05-2013, 06:41 PM   #1
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Default what do you when you cross UDS, a plamsa cutter and a CL performer?

I was going to sell my UDS or pass it on to some one new into BBQ I went to get it ready and the bottom was rusted out. that sucks. Now what? do I trash it? Nope better Idea. My buddy left his plasma cutter at my house so I fired it up cut the top 11in off the UDS, then added that ring to my CL performer. Now I can add one more rack or do a large bird. I also might add a rotisserie as I just happen to have 2 that I found in the shed when we bought the house. http://i1083.photobucket.com/albums/...7/DSCF7313.jpg

I need to clean it up some and tweak the ring just a tad.
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Old 07-05-2013, 06:45 PM   #2
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Nice, how is the seal to the kettle? I thought about it once my UDS is on it's last leg.
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Old 07-05-2013, 07:06 PM   #3
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the bottom seal is tight, its on the inside of the kettle. the top is kind of out of round say 80% tight. however the top of my UDS was bent so it never sealed tight tight tight.
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Old 07-05-2013, 07:13 PM   #4
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Good idea. You can probably make one of these too. http://www.kettlepizza.com/
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Old 07-05-2013, 07:21 PM   #5
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OMG! Brilliant! Brilliant!
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Old 07-05-2013, 08:00 PM   #6
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Great idea, thanks for sharing...
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Old 07-06-2013, 02:18 AM   #7
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I am thinking I will make the pizza thing out of the bottom of the drum. this all defats the main reason of selling the drum in the first place, lack of space. But 2 little rings will not take up that much room right?
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Old 07-06-2013, 07:33 AM   #8
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Looks like a mini-magnum
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Old 07-06-2013, 09:44 AM   #9
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I am thinking I will make the pizza thing out of the bottom of the drum. this all defats the main reason of selling the drum in the first place, lack of space. But 2 little rings will not take up that much room right?
You can store the rings on your kettles so they take up no extra space.

Great idea.
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Old 07-06-2013, 12:07 PM   #10
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Great re-use of the UDS.
Paint that ring yellow and you'll have nice Green Bay colors!
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