Smoking in a Barrel

Discussion in 'Other Builds' started by deltadude, Mar 4, 2010.

  1. deltadude

    deltadude Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Found this on Craigslist chico calif PostingID: 1625490075 $375

  2. mr mac

    mr mac Smoking Fanatic

    It would only be cooler if the smoke stacks were converted beer taps! won't consume itself while it cooks your food will it?!?[​IMG]
  3. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    First off congrats on the OTBS it's nice to have you in the order. Now thats a very ciil looking dmoker and I would buy it just to have. [​IMG]
  4. mr mac

    mr mac Smoking Fanatic

    It's okay...I speak mballi! He said it's a very cool smoker and he'd buy it just to have it! [​IMG]
  5. timtimmay

    timtimmay Action Team

    That's pretty awesome. I'd buy that puppy just to take camping and have a cool conversation piece.
  6. mgnorcal

    mgnorcal Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Looks nice, and lots of headroom.

    Probably a regular metal drum inside the wood?
    If so, it must be very fuel efficient.
  7. you guys ever move one of those babies around? exremely heavy. And cheap, probably 25 a barrel. those are fire seared in the inside, wonder if they smolder? looks like they hold good heat tho. imo
  8. deltadude

    deltadude Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Thank you, glad to be part of the seniors around SMF...
  9. eaglewing

    eaglewing Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    Very clever actually. [​IMG]
  10. davidmcg

    davidmcg Meat Mopper

    Well ya done now by posting that pic. I bet several of us are dreaming up plans for our drums now. I am now. Just have to remove the Jayhawk plaque and put it on the outside of the wood.
  11. slim

    slim Meat Mopper

    looks cool....bourbon barrels here in ky have gone really high....around 75 bucks each now
  12. I just saw the thread this morning on "another" cooking forum where this one or one very similiar was built. To keep from burning up the barrel, he kept about an inch of water in the bottom of barrel, fire pan was elevated 3" off bottom, and he kept his temp under 300*. Every 2-3 smokes, he would fill barrel with water to swell barrel staves and keep moisture in the wood.

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