Mailbox Mod

Discussion in 'Fridge/Freezer Builds' started by pappapig, May 7, 2015.

  1. I know several who use the mailbox mods on their smokers. My question is, most cheap metal mailboxes are just painted galvanized steel. Isn't anyone worried about the galvanized?
  2. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Mine is steel. No worries here.HD carries them and they are around $25.
  3. bregent

    bregent Smoking Fanatic

    I'm not sure if mine is galvanized or not - it's from Lowes and the material listed is 'metal'  :)

    But the mailbox never gets above 200F, so I don't think there is any worry.
  4. That's the ones I looked at, the 2 inexpensive metal mailboxes both say galvanized steel. It may not get hot enough, just not sure it's worth the risk to me.
  5. mneeley490

    mneeley490 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    The AMNPS doesn't put out that much heat. I wouldn't worry about it, unless you plan on burning coals or sticks inside.

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