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thebbqkid
06-04-2014, 12:35 PM
Yesterday After a year and a half i finally finished my offset, on my birthday. I couldn't be happier. here is the link to my build page,
http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/showthread.php?t=152838

thought i would put all the pictures i have together for you guys to look at

picked up my tanks
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMAG0220-1-1.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMAG0220-1-1.jpg.html)

building the legs
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMAG0232.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMAG0232.jpg.html)
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMAG0233.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMAG0233.jpg.html)

http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMAG0234.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMAG0234.jpg.html)

attaching the fire box and cutting the doors out
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMAG0244.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMAG0244.jpg.html)
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMAG0247.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMAG0247.jpg.html)
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMAG0251.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMAG0251.jpg.html)

got some feet off ebay and put them on the legs
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/Resampled952013-02-199522-26-1895297.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/Resampled952013-02-199522-26-1895297.jpg.html)

flange made for my stack
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMAG0295.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMAG0295.jpg.html)
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMAG0300.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMAG0300.jpg.html)

flat stock around the doors

http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMAG0302.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMAG0302.jpg.html)
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMAG0303.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMAG0303.jpg.html)

hinges on the doors and handles
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMG_20140124_231516.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMG_20140124_231516.jpg.html)
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMG_20140124_231552.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMG_20140124_231552.jpg.html)

gresse stop
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMG_20140124_231113.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMG_20140124_231113.jpg.html)

welded in angle iron for the heat plates racks and a plate over the hole from the firebox to the cook chamber

http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMG_20140124_231029.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMG_20140124_231029.jpg.html)

put the latches on and frame for the table
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMG_20140124_231638.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMG_20140124_231638.jpg.html)

racks made and bungs for the temp gauges

http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMG_20140409_011349.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMG_20140409_011349.jpg.html)
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMG_20140409_011447.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMG_20140409_011447.jpg.html)

and there she is all ready for paint
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/20140531_1928372.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/20140531_1928372.jpg.html)

ran a test burn and temps were pretty even. its very touchy
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMG_20140531_195458.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMG_20140531_195458.jpg.html)

primed with 2000 deg primer

http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/20140603_144450.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/20140603_144450.jpg.html)

ALL DONE painted black with 1200 deg
http://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc497/pikemaster1500/IMG_1344369723231452.jpg (http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/pikemaster1500/media/IMG_1344369723231452.jpg.html)

its goin to take me awhile to get used to it after being spoiled with my uds with a iq110, but i cant wait. thanks to all who have gave me ideas and helped me with this build

BuckN BBQ
06-04-2014, 12:37 PM
Great looking pit. Nice Job!!

qhoang
06-04-2014, 12:38 PM
WOW. Nice job.

Dadeo719
06-04-2014, 12:39 PM
Dude that's awesome. What made you go from your UDS to this?

Rusty Kettle
06-04-2014, 12:43 PM
Nice happy bday by the way.

VanBo BBQ
06-04-2014, 12:44 PM
Suhweeet!

thebbqkid
06-04-2014, 12:46 PM
Dude that's awesome. What made you go from your UDS to this?

i wanted more cooking space. and it look bada$$

Blythewood BBQ'er
06-04-2014, 12:49 PM
Great job and happy birthday!

drumdawg67
06-04-2014, 12:59 PM
Great job. Excellent looking pit.

dano
06-04-2014, 01:09 PM
Very cool!

sliding_billy
06-04-2014, 01:11 PM
Very mice work

Cuebie
06-04-2014, 01:22 PM
PROPER! Dig the progression! Thanks for sharing!

palmtreefrb
06-04-2014, 01:51 PM
Awesome :thumb:, now get her dirty :grin:

DownHomeQue
06-04-2014, 01:55 PM
Nice!:-P

slow-smoker
06-04-2014, 01:58 PM
Nice job on your build.

johninop
06-04-2014, 02:21 PM
Very nice. I wish I could weld!

thebbqkid
06-04-2014, 04:47 PM
Thanks everyone
I can not take credit for the welding my buddy helped me with that. I wish I could weld too lol

THoey1963
06-04-2014, 04:49 PM
Very nice...

KC Transplant
06-04-2014, 11:36 PM
Nice job. Looks like it's gonna be a hell of a smoker.

Bigr314
06-05-2014, 02:00 AM
Happy Birthday and congrats on finishing your cooker. Looks awesome. Can't wait to see some Q pics.

stephan
06-05-2014, 04:22 AM
Very nice, great job.

Tango Joe
06-05-2014, 07:14 AM
Very cool, looks awesome!

bassmaster16
06-05-2014, 08:24 AM
Great job

80 gallon smokin
06-05-2014, 08:29 AM
WOW, nice job!! great workmanship.http://www.bbq-brethren.com/forum/images/icons/icon14.gif

smokedout78
06-05-2014, 08:33 AM
Nice job man!

Nvoges
06-05-2014, 10:17 AM
Nice; I want!

YetiDave
06-05-2014, 10:21 AM
Great work! But why's the chimney so damned tall? :-P

daninnewjersey
06-05-2014, 10:22 AM
She's a beauty...

thebbqkid
06-05-2014, 11:29 AM
Great work! But why's the chimney so damned tall? :-P
according to the piT calculator I used that's the hight for a 4" stack but its a 3 1/2" stack so it need to be taller. again
according to the pit calculator

thebbqkid
06-05-2014, 11:52 AM
i plan on seasoning it this weekend. doing a couple butts to help out the seasoning process

thunter
06-05-2014, 12:04 PM
Amazing! :clap2:

tsimm15
06-05-2014, 10:02 PM
Pretty nice pit.

thebbqkid
06-06-2014, 12:46 PM
got a couple butts to put on this weekend. that is if it doesn't rain :pray:

10-8
06-06-2014, 01:21 PM
Amazing job on the pit :thumb: