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Old 04-04-2014, 02:59 PM   #1
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Default 1st UDS underway in Ireland

So got hour today to stat uds

1 - all parts got, in box ready to go

2 - made up my sliding vent gor bottom and drilled corrosponding holes in barrel

3 - loaded up my new barrel and burned out for hour

4 - looks like paint fair tough as not all burned off at bottom

5 - gas torch and still bo joy with paint

6 - load up 2nd fire and still smouldering away 2hr later

Have pics but not uploaded yet

Hope get few hours tomorrow

Will build my basket,

Drill all holes

Then try grind and burn last bit paint off

If paint was off i think 3 hours all need

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Old 04-04-2014, 03:04 PM   #2
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Sound good man!
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Old 04-04-2014, 03:18 PM   #3
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Hav stick with ss bolts until can find supplier ss u bolts as none here sll galvo
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Old 04-04-2014, 03:19 PM   #4
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Also no thermometer built in

Be fittin 3 magnetic ikea ones

2 for meat one for drum temp
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Old 04-04-2014, 03:30 PM   #5
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Also no thermometer built in

Be fittin 3 magnetic ikea ones

2 for meat one for drum temp

?????? ??????
maybe i'm just confused alot today,...but,.....what?
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Old 04-04-2014, 03:44 PM   #6
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Most uds have the dial thermometer on side

I am going skip that

I stead i have 3 chep elec display thermometers from ikea

They have magnetoc base so i can make nice Stainless shelt on drum amd they wil magnet on

Will havr 3. One to shoe drum temp and other 2 be used for meat temp
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Old 04-04-2014, 04:26 PM   #7
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Oh,... ok.
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Old 04-04-2014, 06:21 PM   #8
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Can't wait to see some pics. Keep us informed.
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Bring on the pics!
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Sounds like you've got it planned out well. Good luck to you! Looking forward to seeing your photos!
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Depending on your quality of stainless your magnets may not stick. Send me round trip airfare and I'll stop out and give you a hand. I'll buy the Guiness. Keep us posted, sounds like a good build.
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Well hole saw was blunt so couldnt cut hole for chimney. Also ran oits paint.

Gotta get paint and turesday go dowb father in law and weld chimney in

Got my head mixed up in rush in rain and put my 3 wheels in wrong. Measured 130* not 120* so rear 2 caster wheels 10* too close

Minor realy

Have pics will lost them up

Worst case ill hang tenp gauges on small plates

Everythin ready bolt on once gey paint

Daddy dsy care now so might get it tomorrow

2hour burn and 4 hours today. Say 2hr max all that left
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looking forward to you cooking on it...
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Old 04-05-2014, 09:16 AM   #14
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Anyone ever over here i have bbq, smoker and pizzs oven
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Old 04-05-2014, 01:08 PM   #15
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my fire basket



barrel burn out



vent holes




lower vent and casters. can see where had hand polish last bit old paint





inner drum can see asll holes drilled and basket in



lid marked up



lid setup. need weld chimney on



tomorrow hope do final paint and bolt together
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