My Homebuilt's maiden smoke

Discussion in 'Charcoal Smokers' started by t-bone tim, Sep 4, 2007.

  1. t-bone tim

    t-bone tim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Hi guy's n gals ....I am breakin in the ole Q bottle right now as I type with it's first load....3 racks of sides ,a 3 # boneless cross rib roast, a 1 # and a 2 # fattys and 24 abt's ....

    I loaded 1 chimney of unlit lump and another of lit on top ....added a chunk of apple and away it went ....staying between 200 and 230 with no problems what so ever ,,,so far very easy to control the temp ....2 hrs in I added 2 handfuls of unlit lump and another chunk of apple ....temp still at 225 [​IMG] ...for those who haven't seen it I am including a pic....will post the q-view after it's done ....I am gonna need a name for it ....any suggestions ????? all appreciated.....
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  2. meowey

    meowey Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Cool looking unit! Sorry, no names popped into my head.

    Looking forward to the finished Q-view!

    Take care, have fun, and do good!

    Regards,

    Meowey
     
  3. walking dude

    walking dude Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    how bout some pics of the inside......BEFORE meat was loaded
    interesting project..........you take progress pics while building it?

    Wd
     
  4. walking dude

    walking dude Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    opps never mind

    saw your post on the project


    Wd
     
  5. deejaydebi

    deejaydebi Smoking Guru

    Nice Tim -
    It reminds me of something but I can't remember what, a cartoon guy Mr peanut or something. Looks good and seems stable enjoy you earned it!
     
  6. dutch

    dutch Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Interesting unit you have there T-bone. Kinda looks robotish-how about Roboque for a name? Or if you're into "Star Wars" there is R2Dque!
     
  7. teacup13

    teacup13 Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    i second R2DQ[​IMG]
     
  8. richtee

    richtee Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Heck...I kinda like "Q-bottle" Or "Q-Bot" for short!
     
  9. smokincowboy

    smokincowboy Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    I like Q bot and R2DQ
     

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