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Unread 03-30-2009, 11:06 PM   #1
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Default First UDS Build

Found 55 gallon drums for 5.00 and got a chance to build over the weekend. Big thanks to all, especially Norco. I used the step by step guide and it worked like a champ. Here are a few pics...ok a lot of pics... sorry

setting up

Third Drum added to the mix


We have fire


Son got home from work and started his


more fire


Rain delay. Used the time for a little smoking in an older rig under shelter





after the wire wheel the next day

All valves and thermometer added

4 hrs into the seasoning run...holding tight at 200

Made real coal basket tonight...ready to rock!
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Unread 03-30-2009, 11:27 PM   #2
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Unread 03-31-2009, 06:29 AM   #3
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Nice work!!
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Unread 03-31-2009, 06:32 AM   #4
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You make it look easy
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Unread 03-31-2009, 06:44 AM   #5
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Thats a good looking build. You will be happy with it.
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Unread 03-31-2009, 07:08 AM   #6
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Makes me want to go build my third, but that would never get past the master planner (wife). She protested the first, what really unhappy the second....

I'm happy with the two....

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Awesome looking build!!! Making me excited about my first build.
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Unread 03-31-2009, 07:23 AM   #8
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Welcome to the Drum Corps
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no pics, Dang it
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another NC drumhead, welcome aboard!!!!!
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Add one more to the addiction.......
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Looks like you've got it figured out. I'm planning on building 2 more.
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Unread 03-31-2009, 10:12 AM   #13
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Nice build!!!!!
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Nice job! Does your son have any special plans for his drum?
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Unread 03-31-2009, 11:35 AM   #15
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Awesome build!! Way to get the kid involved too!!! Is he cooking also?
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