My new to me charcoal smoker

Discussion in 'Charcoal Smokers' started by kurtsara, Aug 30, 2009.

  1. kurtsara

    kurtsara Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    I found an old fridge last fall and have been messing with it off and on for awhile now, I had a guy at the fab shop where I work make me a sleeve and bracket to mount a sfb to the fridge.

    I have gutted the fridge and put a few shelves in it and had a fire in the sfb last sunday and maintained 280° for a while, I still want to add more shelves and a permanent thermometer, I am using one of my probes now.

  2. fire it up

    fire it up Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Looking good Kurt, nice list of smokers you have going on and then to add that to the collection, great job!
  3. dieselbear

    dieselbear Fire Starter

    very nice,,,Is the inside lined with steel? if so,what gauge?
  4. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Now talk about thinking outside the box well I guess you really are in the box on this one. Definetly a nice smoker does it work as good as it looks.
  5. gnubee

    gnubee Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Really nice looking rig. I can see myself stumbling thru the dark looking for a cold one and opening the smoker door looking for a brew. [​IMG]

    Does the one side get a bit hotter than the other I notice that the top vent opening is right beside the firebox opening all on the same side of the smoker.

    Nice looking build.
  6. kurtsara

    kurtsara Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    It's a very old fridge that is all steel on the inside

    I have not tried to cook on it yet, been to busy.

    I am probably going to change the height of the exhaust

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