Test drove our double drum big baby today!

Discussion in 'UDS Builds' started by xpumasx, Apr 16, 2011.

  1. xpumasx

    xpumasx Newbie

    She is sweet. Held 230 with no problems at all. She has all the bells and whistles. Many build hours from a good friend and a little ingenuity made a real nice smoker.[​IMG]
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  2. rw willy

    rw willy Smoking Fanatic OTBS Member

    Looking real good!

    That is a nice rig.  Did you have any leaks around the door?  how is it sealed?

    Thanks  Put some food on that thing and post it!
  3. michael ark

    michael ark Master of the Pit

    Looks realy good .Got pictures of the build?[​IMG]
  4. tyotrain

    tyotrain Master of the Pit

    thats one sexy smoker.. looks great
  5. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Nice job. We need more pics of the build. 
  6. les3176

    les3176 Master of the Pit

    Very nice rig!!!!
  7. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Awesome looking rig!
  8. fpnmf

    fpnmf Smoking Guru OTBS Member


  9. xpumasx

    xpumasx Newbie

    [quote name="RW Willy" url="/forum/thread/105400/test-drove-our-double-drum-big-baby-today#post_619460"]
    Looking real good!

    That is a nice rig. Did you have any leaks around the door? how is it sealed?

    Thanks Put some food on that thing and post it!

    Door has a little minor leak at the edge. Any suggestions how to get a seal around it? It's held shut by the 4 latches you see on each corner. Simply 4 pieces of L with bolts welded.

    Pics of our test run
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/72157626390913485/
  10. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    That thing is a beast!  Keep us posted.

    Good luck and good smoking.
  11. xpumasx

    xpumasx Newbie

  12. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    That is a great looking rig. For the door leak you could try oven sealer braid. It looks great
  13. fife

    fife Master of the Pit

    [​IMG]Nice job
  14. Great Job!
  15. Is there any overlap between the door opening and the door or is the door the actual cutout from the drum?  If there's no overlap, you could use some 1/8" flat bar stock and make a lip that goes around the outside edge of the door.  The get some Permatex Ultra Copper high temp silicone and run a bead around the lip on the door.  Give the door opening a good coat of cooking spray all the way around where the silicone will contact the door and then close the door. Don't latch it and leave it closed though.  Close it and open it back up.  The cooking spray will keep it from sticking to the barrel and when it dries you will have a perfect  seal.
  16. sqwib

    sqwib Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great Job

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