Ash pan for a UDS

Discussion in 'Smoker Builds' started by porkaholic, Feb 25, 2010.

  1. porkaholic

    porkaholic Smoke Blower

    Do most people use an ash pan in their UDS? If so, what is best to use?
     
  2. rbranstner

    rbranstner Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I think most people do but there are a few people that don't have ash pans and they seem to like that as well. I just found a galvanized feeding tub at Fleet Farm and burned it off and use that under my basket. Its the perfect size.
     
  3. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    If you would look in the build section of this site you will find a build with a built in ash tray. It was a spring clip ring that was added to to create a perfect ash tray. Here's a link to it for it was Wutang.
    http://www.smokingmeatforums.com/for...ad.php?t=76529
     
  4. ddave

    ddave Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I use the charcoal tray from one of those cheap portable charcoal grills

    Dave
     
  5. slim

    slim Meat Mopper

    i use a 16" pizza pan from wally world
     
  6. donnylove

    donnylove Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Ditto. Bolted a pizza pan to the bottom with a couple inches of clearance. Works great.
     
  7. porkaholic

    porkaholic Smoke Blower

    Great ideas, thanks for sharing.
     
  8. thunderdome

    thunderdome Master of the Pit

    A disc blade on one

    and the cut out lid of the drum on the other
     
  9. coffee_junkie

    coffee_junkie Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    No ash pan here, just have a removable bottom, works great for major cleaning but was thinking I would add pizza pan to mine just for eze of use. Otherwise I just shop vac it out.
     

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