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Old 10-01-2010, 09:30 PM   #1
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"I have been through numerous designs and finally have a prefect smoker".
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Looks like somebody has been reading up on making a UDS. Wounder if this is anybody here, I would be curious to know how many they sell. Price seems a little high to me. Looks like they did a nice job though.
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Old 10-01-2010, 09:40 PM   #2
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"I have been through numerous designs and finally have a prefect smoker".

Looks like somebody has been reading up on making a UDS. Wounder if this is anybody here, I would be curious to know how many they sell. Price seems a little high to me. Looks like they did a nice job though.
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Old 10-01-2010, 10:21 PM   #3
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your right it's there now.
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Old 10-01-2010, 10:45 PM   #4
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Ohhhh! That is either the new HARRY POTTER or WICCAN model.
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Old 10-01-2010, 11:28 PM   #5
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HMMMMM, well we've been selling ours in KC on CL for a lot less - and we deliver. We do NOT however have the nifty paintjob featured here.

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Old 10-02-2010, 05:32 AM   #6
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Yeah but thats his personal smoker, and NOT for sale.
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Old 10-02-2010, 06:49 AM   #7
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$400 seems alittle high but he is using new drums and they aren't cheap
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Old 10-02-2010, 08:00 AM   #8
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I'm quite a fan of the bottle opener feature. That sells it for me.
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Old 10-02-2010, 08:46 AM   #9
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$400 seems alittle high but he is using new drums and they aren't cheap
New open head unlined drums in charlotte are 65 dollars, not to bad.
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Old 10-02-2010, 08:59 AM   #10
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You would think for the premium price of the smoker, they would learn how to properly orientate the photo's so you wouldn't have to jack your neck all up trying to get a better look.....
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Old 10-02-2010, 11:20 AM   #11
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Looks like the bottem rack is pretty close to the fire basket. Flare ups?
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These are not cheaply made grills, they require a good bit of steel fabrication and welding....
Really? Where exactly is that? I guess he could be doing something different in his "production" models but the only place I see a need for welding would be the intakes and I guess you could call cutting some holes "fabrication".

Also, its hard to tell but how do you control airflow? It looks like they are pipe nipples but I do not see a ball valve or caps.

Edit: Not trying to be a hater, just calling it like I see it. I am all for someone gettting paid for their time and effort. To me, $200 is a fair asking price for a standard UDS (really should include a dome lid IMHO for that price too).
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Old 10-02-2010, 02:31 PM   #13
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WHY would you buy a UDS when you can get the 22.5" WSM for less than that?!?

Isnt the whole point of the UDS is to be on the CHEAP...?
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Really? Where exactly is that? I guess he could be doing something different in his "production" models but the only place I see a need for welding would be the intakes and I guess you could call cutting some holes "fabrication".

Also, its hard to tell but how do you control airflow? It looks like they are pipe nipples but I do not see a ball valve or caps.

Edit: Not trying to be a hater, just calling it like I see it. I am all for someone gettting paid for their time and effort. To me, $200 is a fair asking price for a standard UDS (really should include a dome lid IMHO for that price too).

I also wondered about the "welding and fabrication" because I only see a few nipples that most people just drill and screw in...

I guess that's business, Market your product and upsell its value even though he has less than 1/4 of the asking price in each build :)

They look nice but that price blows my mind
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.....(really should include a dome lid IMHO for that price too).

Agree!
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