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Old 10-15-2014, 10:15 PM   #1
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Okay here we go not trying to start any drama but I have a question. Who built the first insulated smoker? And who built the first gravity fed smoker.I believe there's two maybe three companies try to claim this fame so who was it?
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Old 10-16-2014, 09:30 AM   #2
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I thought of both first.........
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Old 10-16-2014, 10:11 AM   #3
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I think I heard Mike at bws say his first proto was made in 86
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It was in Jr High Shop Class in 1982 ..........but Instructor shot me down.........he must of blabbed at a bar one nite...........
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The guy who first looked at an old fridge, and said "that would probably be a good smoker. .." :-)
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The guy who first looked at an old fridge, and said "that would probably be a good smoker. .." :-)

Yup! When I was a kid my dad and uncles used to use old refrigerators to smoke their linguica, chourico and morcella and they weren't the first to do so.
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My grandpa had an old dishwasher with a hotplate. Im pretty sure that had insulation
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I can remember using an old round top steel fridg back in the late 60's.
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I did. No! Wait! Never mind. That was the internet I invented.
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I thought Stumps built 1st gravity and everyone else clones or copied it..:tum bleweed:
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