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Unread 05-25-2008, 11:13 PM   #1
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Default The rebirth of a dera.

Here is the start of my journey to bring the $50 dera back to life.

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I am going to have the fire box sand blasted next week. Everything else only needed a little tlc with drill and wire wheel and looking good. Working on the inside of smoke chamber now. I read somewhere not to paint the inside. If that is the case do I just clean best I can and then just put oil on it. More to following. For what ever reason the pictures are right to left.
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Unread 05-25-2008, 11:26 PM   #2
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nice!.. keep us posted with pron!
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Lookin' good!! Yep, no paint on the inside of the cooking chamber. Just oil and then build a fire to season it.
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Looking good. I'll be taking a grinder to the base of my 'dera today and adding a fresh coat of paint.
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