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Old 08-28-2013, 09:31 PM   #1
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I got this beauty for $400 after some artful negotiations. Has some rust but should be easily taken care of. Fire box appears to 1/2 or 1/4 sides are alittle thinner and the fire box needs a rack. But me and my dad are gonna tinker with it tomorrow and do a nice burn to clean it out. The doors are pretty heavy duty. Only unfortunate thing is the two grates are only the size of the doors and there is no grate in between. But I figure it is more then worth it. The pictures I hope are attached are the ones from the seller. I would have taken more but it was an absolute downpour for the second half of the day.
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Old 08-28-2013, 09:42 PM   #2
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I'd of bought that
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Old 08-28-2013, 09:51 PM   #3
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I'm so jealous. I've been looking and looking, and we are even in the same general area. Good find!
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Old 08-28-2013, 09:56 PM   #4
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looks like a good deal. clean it up, you can get a longer grate made no problem, I would add a wood storage box of some sort if you plan on using it more then at your house.
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Old 08-28-2013, 09:59 PM   #5
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Well worth the $400 - Good find
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Old 08-28-2013, 10:22 PM   #6
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Great!
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Old 08-28-2013, 10:26 PM   #7
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A great score...

A little TLC and you will have a great smoker..
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Old 08-28-2013, 10:32 PM   #8
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You stole that pit for 400.
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Old 08-28-2013, 10:34 PM   #9
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You stole that pit for 400.
On a trailer even!

Sweet score.
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Old 08-28-2013, 10:55 PM   #10
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Nice score! A little elbow grease and it will be good as new. $400.00 for a pit that size on a trailer is a steal
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Old 08-28-2013, 10:55 PM   #11
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Nice.

Lower the smoke stack and add a grate to the firebox.... You be smoking!!
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Old 08-28-2013, 11:43 PM   #12
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Very nice. Congrats!
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Old 08-28-2013, 11:50 PM   #13
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Great buy!
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Old 08-29-2013, 06:51 AM   #14
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Good buy! If you want to clean it up and don't want to spend the cash for sand blasting, you can always knock off any heavy stuff with a pressure washer & wire brush then wipe down with ospho - EXTERIOR ONLY - and let dry in the sun for a day or two. The oshpo will act like a etching primer and hold a good high temp BBQ paint (i.e., Rustoleum) as well as anything. Careful of that horseshoe handle on the firebox damper, probably gonna get pretty hot!
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Old 08-29-2013, 07:43 AM   #15
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Pretty sweet. Good find there
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