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Old 08-20-2009, 08:21 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by moocow View Post
Nice job Cheez, glad you got some time to work on it. Do you still head over here to SW Missouri anymore?
Thanks Moocow. Yes I am still coming over there from time to time. I will be coming over for a couple weeks in the first of September.

Originally Posted by countyliner View Post
Hate to ask again, but I could dig all night and not find a reference.

Does the 1/3 rule of thumb refer to the size of the firebox in relation to the size of the pit?
The rule of thumb refers to the cubic inch area of the cook chamber. In other words my cook chamber is about 72,000 cubic inches and my firebox is about 24,000 cubic inches. I will seif I can find the exact reference but I am sure you can find it by doing a search on here.
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Old 08-20-2009, 10:11 PM   #32
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John, looking good there brother. Can't wait to see the finished product.
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Old 08-20-2009, 10:49 PM   #33
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Ok Cheez,

Your explaination was what I needed. Building a cooker myself and the size of the firebox in relation to the cooker wasn't something I hadnt considered.

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Old 08-21-2009, 08:33 AM   #34
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Nice looking pit John!
Can't wait to see some quality Q coming off that thing!

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Old 08-23-2009, 04:50 PM   #35
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very impressive! Nice job
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Old 08-23-2009, 10:12 PM   #36
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nice job, keep the pics coming
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