homemade smoker

Discussion in 'Roll Call' started by ajky, Feb 22, 2009.

  1. ajky

    ajky StickBurners

    KY
    hello everyone my name is Allen I live in KY. My homemade smoker is a boxwood stove piped to a drum. making real good food out of my smoker.need some help to get even heat with an offset smoker.

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  2. morkdach

    morkdach Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    lets see some pics. and we can give ya some ideas.
     
  3. richoso1

    richoso1 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Hello Allen, and welcome to the SMF. You'll have a little better response if you can attach/post some pics for the members.
     
  4. fired up

    fired up Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Welcome aboard Allen!
     
  5. builder59

    builder59 Smoke Blower

    Welcome aboard looking forward to some pictures.
     
  6. chadpole

    chadpole Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Welcome to the SMF,Allen. We would love to see the pics.
     
  7. rejii

    rejii Smoke Blower

    Welcome to the site cant wait to see some smoke out of that cooker good luck
     
  8. morkdach

    morkdach Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    thanks for the pics now for temp regulation i think reverse flow would be a great start just look up some threads on this subject. someone will be along to help ya find some i'm sure.[​IMG]
     
  9. Welcome from Pittsburgh, PA...........Cool Smoker............I don't think Ben Franklin could have done better!
     
  10. cruizer

    cruizer Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    That my friends is American ingenuity at it's finest. I am a MES user. [​IMG]
     
  11. meat hunter

    meat hunter Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

  12. huskersmokeman

    huskersmokeman Smoke Blower

    Welcome to the SMF, Allen!!
     
  13. cman95

    cman95 Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to SMF.
     
  14. Ky here too!
    Nice looking rig. As others have stated, i think a reverse flow with a heavy duty heat plate would solve all your problems with very little time and cost. I'm likin that setup man, that's cool.
     
  15. bassman

    bassman Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Welcome to the forum. Glad you could join us.
     
  16. seenred

    seenred Smoking Guru Group Lead OTBS Member

    Welcome to SMF! Nice looking smoker, man! I don't know much about reverse flow, but there will be plenty of help here for you. Can't tell from your pics, but do you already have a baffle of some kind at the opening of the smoke chamber? If not, that would help with the heat issue.
     
  17. gobbledot

    gobbledot Meat Mopper

    Welcome my friend. plenty of good info here to research..
     
  18. Great looking smoker Allan..... Try a steel plate with 1inch hole in it to displace the heat and smoke... I have seen some pics before of barrel smokers with plate between the inlet pipe and grill racks.  It was explained that this plate more evenly distributed the heat and smoke.... Great work,,, keep on smoking
     
  19. [​IMG]   Good evening and welcome to the forum, from a rainy and cool day in East Texas. Lots of great people with tons of information on just about  everything.

    Gary 
     

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