Cheap Offset Smoker

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by zbay, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. zbay

    zbay Newbie

         Hi everyone first time poster but hopefully you can lend me your collective knowledge on some modifications I'm currently planing.

    So I decided to pick up a Binkmen Smoke n Pit, I knew they had some issues which I'm currently working on the modifications to correct. I ordered a BGE Gasket kit that I'm hoping will seal up the air leaks around the barrel and burner. I am also going to lower the chimney to the grill level to help with the smoke control.

         I am currently planing on building a baffle system that will hopefully help distribute heat evenly over the entire cooking surface. I was thinking about doing the the first 12 inches in a sheet metal then the rest in a cedar planking in hopes that it will offer some additional flavors. Do you think this would be a feasible system? Do you think the wood would be far enough away from the coals to not burn up?
  2. timberjet

    timberjet Master of the Pit

    I am sorry not to be able to help you out on that but welcome to the forum anyway. I am sure somebody will be along shortly to help you out. You might want to head over to roll call and introduce yourself. happy smokin timber

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