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Unread 09-28-2010, 12:58 PM   #256
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Heres a close up, lots or room for air.
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Unread 09-29-2010, 11:47 PM   #257
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used the original plan from Norco and completed it a couple weeks ago. Did some ribs and it turned out great.
Pictures are on the UDS thread (yeah the long one)
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Unread 10-01-2010, 07:49 PM   #258
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Cool Go for it.

Believe me if I can do it anyone can. Build your own, you won't be disappointed.
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Unread 04-18-2011, 09:05 PM   #259
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I just got two drums today and plan on using this as a guide, I also have a stack of old disk blades that I was thinking about using at a heat shield or maybe weld a piece in the middle of a disk blade to make a water pan. I understand that the beauty of a UDS is that it doesn't need a heat shield, but what about the moisture? BTW, this thread is VERY useful.
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My small contribution here......

I found drums for $20 at a hair products mfg place, they had light mineral oil in them. They were out of open end ones so I will start my first one with a closed end one.
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UDS #2 this one is for my dad's place at the lake. Thanks everyone for all the tips.

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Hope this helps.
I apologize if this was answered; but is the 24" distance to the rack, from the bottom of the fire box or the top filled with charcoal.
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How many people vote to rename this thread "Building the UDS for people in a hurry to cook"
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Unread 06-23-2011, 02:09 PM   #265
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[QUOTE=Rumblefish;1645886]I apologize if this was answered; but is the 24" distance to the rack, from the bottom of the fire box or the top filled with charcoal.[/QUOTE
Charcoal rack to meat rack
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Unread 08-01-2011, 11:31 AM   #266
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I have really enjoyed your plans on the smoker you built. I am wondering is there a complete "how to " set with pictures for the completed project? For example where/how is the fuel placed? I know it is at the bottom but did you build a pan/box to hold it? I have only been smoking for a year or so and still have a lot to learn but I am learning that I need to build/buy something that has room for a larger quantity and maintains the temp better then the Brinkman Vertical that I have now.

Thank you very much for all of your work and being willing to share with us novices.

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NorcoRedneck, This is a top knotch thread my man!

Very well done indeed!!! I'm in San Diego and if you ever come down this way, let me know and I'll buy a beer brother!!

Thanks allot for all of your work...
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Great thread(over 3 years and people still posting) I have a question about where people find everything like the grates and lids. Are you able to score all these things free or do you have to buy all these? I see the cooking and charcoal grates are available at HD but could not see the lids. I guess it would not be a big deal to use the piece you cut off for a cover anyway.
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Most people find a donor weber kettle on craigslist and use that for parts. If you can't find one (like me) your other options are to buy a cheap kettle grill from walmart or kmart, and use those for parts, or buy all the grates from HD, and you can buy a replacement weber lid directly from weber.
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I have really enjoyed your plans on the smoker you built. I am wondering is there a complete "how to " set with pictures for the completed project? For example where/how is the fuel placed? I know it is at the bottom but did you build a pan/box to hold it? I have only been smoking for a year or so and still have a lot to learn but I am learning that I need to build/buy something that has room for a larger quantity and maintains the temp better then the Brinkman Vertical that I have now.

Thank you very much for all of your work and being willing to share with us novices.

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DrumPit Basics.....Or.....How I use my UDS..
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