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  Topic: Thermostat probe placement ?
bigpayne

Replies: 1
Views: 1174

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Thu Mar 20 08 11:10 am   Subject: Thermostat probe placement ?
I'm at the stage on my pit where I need to put in my thermostat and was needing info on where to put the probe.

I,m using a thermostat out of an electric oven an a fan I believe is out of a furna ...
  Topic: Fatty help
bigpayne

Replies: 3
Views: 1747

PostForum: General BBQ Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 19 08 7:47 am   Subject: Fatty help
I was in The Diner yesterday for breakfast and ordered an omlet. It had ham, bacon, sausage, tomatos, mushrooms cheese, and ofcourse eggs. I was thinking of trying this in one of those fatties but w ...
  Topic: Fatty help??
bigpayne

Replies: 2
Views: 1472

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Wed Mar 19 08 7:41 am   Subject: Fatty help??
I was in The Diner yesterday for breakfast and ordered an omlet. It had ham, bacon, sausage, tomatos, mushrooms cheese, and ofcourse eggs. I was thinking of trying this in one of those fatties but w ...
  Topic: Updated PICS, just about done (one of a kind pit design)
bigpayne

Replies: 2
Views: 1762

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Mon Mar 17 08 12:01 am   Subject: Updated PICS, just about done (one of a kind pit design)
I'm getting close to fireing up my pit. All I like doing is the thermostat and fan system and the front stack then the shelves and paint it up.

Will be done by first day of spring.

http://i17 ...
  Topic: Cook surface inside of pit question?
bigpayne

Replies: 8
Views: 3455

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Wed Mar 12 08 12:19 pm   Subject: Cook surface inside of pit question?
Well not exactly. freytes2004, it is more like your 2nd pic which I call cat walk but what I'm talking about is where your runners running north to south is about the same but the east to west is 1/4 ...
  Topic: Cook surface inside of pit question?
bigpayne

Replies: 8
Views: 3455

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Mon Mar 10 08 7:28 pm   Subject: Cook surface inside of pit question?
Thanks everyone.

You are right JamesB, I hadn't thought of it like that but sence you put it that way I am going to try it.

Thanks again.
  Topic: Cook surface inside of pit question?
bigpayne

Replies: 8
Views: 3455

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Sun Mar 09 08 12:28 am   Subject: Cook surface inside of pit question?
The guy I got the firebox from has some grate material that he will give me if I want it. The stuff is also stainless and would be used for the cook surface but it is not like expanded metal it is mor ...
  Topic: For the welders. Material to weld stainless to mild steal?
bigpayne

Replies: 17
Views: 9560

PostForum: Welding   Posted: Sat Mar 08 08 11:01 pm   Subject: For the welders. Material to weld stainless to mild steal?
Here are some pics of it and of the one that I'm copying.

http://www.thesmokering.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=14941
  Topic: For the welders. Material to weld stainless to mild steal?
bigpayne

Replies: 17
Views: 9560

PostForum: Welding   Posted: Sat Mar 08 08 8:16 pm   Subject: For the welders. Material to weld stainless to mild steal?
Thanks allot guys. I will weld it with the wire that I have and paint the ends but I think I will polish the stainles and let it shine.

Again THANKS very much for your help.

William Payne
  Topic: For the welders. Material to weld stainless to mild steal?
bigpayne

Replies: 17
Views: 9560

PostForum: Welding   Posted: Sat Mar 08 08 12:31 am   Subject: For the welders. Material to weld stainless to mild steal?
The welder I'm using is a Hobart, don't know what size it is but it is a smaller one but it does use 220 and I bought a 10lbs roll of .30 wire which is all I think it will hold.
  Topic: For the welders. Material to weld stainless to mild steal?
bigpayne

Replies: 17
Views: 9560

PostForum: Welding   Posted: Fri Mar 07 08 11:09 pm   Subject: For the welders. Material to weld stainless to mild steal?
Thanks guys. I'm no welder and this is my first project. I dont know what kind of wire I'm using but it don't look like coper. It is silver in color and it is called gasless fluxcore and that is al ...
  Topic: For the welders. Material to weld stainless to mild steal?
bigpayne

Replies: 17
Views: 9560

PostForum: Welding   Posted: Fri Mar 07 08 10:20 pm   Subject: For the welders. Material to weld stainless to mild steal?
I got a 1/4 in thick stainles firebox and got to weld mild steal to the ends. One guy told me you can weld it with the wire welder that I've been using and another guy told me I couldn't that I had t ...
  Topic: Ever tried this stuff?
bigpayne

Replies: 10
Views: 3399

PostForum: General BBQ Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 07 08 9:29 pm   Subject: Ever tried this stuff?
It is also good on potatos. We like this, slice up some potatos and onions add some butter then a couple catfish filetts then the greek seasoning, cover, put in 350 deg oven for aprox. 1 hour to 1 h ...
  Topic: Ever tried this stuff?
bigpayne

Replies: 10
Views: 3399

PostForum: General BBQ Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 07 08 7:43 am   Subject: Ever tried this stuff?
It is called Cavenders all purpose Greek seasoning, the one in the yellow can not the blue. It,s good on just about anything.

Try this. Take a boston butt and rub it with salt, peper, and greek ...
  Topic: Painting a pit info needed
bigpayne

Replies: 8
Views: 2681

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Thu Mar 06 08 7:59 am   Subject: Painting a pit info needed
Thanks guys I think I will put on at least three coats then fire it up and see what happens. As far as sandblasting there is only one guy that does it around here and he hasn't called back yet so I d ...
  Topic: One of a kind pit design change with pics
bigpayne

Replies: 7
Views: 3476

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Thu Mar 06 08 7:54 am   Subject: One of a kind pit design change with pics
Well I've got the pit up on the trailer and mounted. I also went and picked up a firebox today that is a 22+30+1/4 in thick stainless and plan getting it on this coming saturday.

The guy I got t ...
  Topic: Question about grapevines
bigpayne

Replies: 4
Views: 2386

PostForum: Wood and Charcoal   Posted: Tue Mar 04 08 10:03 pm   Subject: Question about grapevines
The only grapevines I realy have access to around here are wild grape vines. They get up to 3 to 4 inches at the base and go way up in the trees.
Will these work and if so do they need to be season ...
  Topic: Painting a pit info needed
bigpayne

Replies: 8
Views: 2681

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Tue Mar 04 08 9:30 pm   Subject: Painting a pit info needed
What I baught is called Majic Rust Kill BBQ Black and I got mine from Rural King. They also had Rust Oleum but it was a little higher and less heat resistant. The Majic is rated 1300 while the Rust- ...
  Topic: Painting a pit info needed
bigpayne

Replies: 8
Views: 2681

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Mon Mar 03 08 8:31 pm   Subject: Painting a pit info needed
Another question. Would a wire brush on a grinder work just fine for getting the rust off a pit or would you get better results if you had it sandblasted?

Don't know the cost of having this done ...
  Topic: Can you believe it...my OWN BROTHER.....
bigpayne

Replies: 21
Views: 5890

PostForum: General BBQ Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 03 08 6:11 am   Subject: Can you believe it...my OWN BROTHER.....
The lady at the office probably didn't eat pork for religious reasons.

My ex aunt converted to the Jewish religion and she wouldn't eat pork and I seen her woop the tar out of one of the kids for ...
 
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