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  Topic: Any egg or kamado type people wanna answer my question?
heavymand

Replies: 9
Views: 4337

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Fri Apr 07 17 5:54 am   Subject: Any egg or kamado type people wanna answer my question?
Well I ended up buying an Akorn since I started this. So far so good. It's WAY different than my stick burner though. I'm still learning how to control it. Plus I need to replace the stock thermomete ...
  Topic: How to Prepare Drop Off Tri-Tip
heavymand

Replies: 2
Views: 3325

PostForum: Catering   Posted: Mon Mar 20 17 12:22 pm   Subject: How to Prepare Drop Off Tri-Tip
I would tell your customer that to enjoy that cut of meat it has to be served and sliced from board to plate. It's lean and will not hold at temp in a warming cabinet or cooler and they will not be ha ...
  Topic: Rec-tec smokers
heavymand

Replies: 2
Views: 2220

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Mon Mar 20 17 12:48 am   Subject: Rec-tec smokers
A guy I work with has a traeger junior and loves it.
  Topic: Offset build question for veteran builders.
heavymand

Replies: 5
Views: 2364

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Sun Mar 19 17 11:56 pm   Subject: Offset build question for veteran builders.
So basically, I don't need to "build" a grease bridge, I just don't cut the entire half moon out on my firebox and use it as a grease bridge. I'm picking up what your putting down. Ya see? ...
  Topic: Offset build question for veteran builders.
heavymand

Replies: 5
Views: 2364

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Sun Mar 19 17 11:42 pm   Subject: Offset build question for veteran builders.
So pretty much because my firebox is already small I need to increase my opening to allow for enough air flow. I bet this thing is gonna eat more fuel than I'd like but maybe not too bad. K.A.M. you m ...
  Topic: Any egg or kamado type people wanna answer my question?
heavymand

Replies: 9
Views: 4337

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Sun Mar 19 17 11:31 pm   Subject: Any egg or kamado type people wanna answer my question?
So I'm probably just over thinking it. I'm just trying to do all of my research before I buy. I see a lot of people use these style cookers and love them. Thanks for the help guys.
  Topic: Offset build question for veteran builders.
heavymand

Replies: 5
Views: 2364

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Sun Mar 19 17 10:50 am   Subject: Offset build question for veteran builders.
Ok. I built a 15" x 15" x 20" firebox from 1/4" plate. That part is done, no going back. I have a 80 gallon compressor tank for the cook chamber that is 20" in diameter and 60 ...
  Topic: Any egg or kamado type people wanna answer my question?
heavymand

Replies: 9
Views: 4337

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Sun Mar 19 17 8:10 am   Subject: Any egg or kamado type people wanna answer my question?
I'm looking at buying an Akorn egg/kamado rip off. I see they have a smoking stone that you put in as a heat diffuser. My question is, does anyone have any problems with the grease from the meat dripp ...
  Topic: Double Barrel All Wood Fire Management Help
heavymand

Replies: 16
Views: 4641

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Thu Jun 25 15 2:26 pm   Subject: Double Barrel All Wood Fire Management Help
Yea I built it. Like SoEzzy posted the kit it made by U.S. Stove Company. It's actually two kits. They are wood stove kits one is for the bottom and of course the other is to add another barrel to a w ...
  Topic: Double Barrel All Wood Fire Management Help
heavymand

Replies: 16
Views: 4641

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Tue Jun 23 15 2:50 pm   Subject: Double Barrel All Wood Fire Management Help
Yea I built it. Like SoEzzy posted the kit it made by U.S. Stove Company. It's actually two kits. They are wood stove kits one is for the bottom and of course the other is to add another barrel to a w ...
  Topic: Double Barrel All Wood Fire Management Help
heavymand

Replies: 16
Views: 4641

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Sun Jun 21 15 2:44 am   Subject: Double Barrel All Wood Fire Management Help
Thanks for all for the input guys. I'll try that for my next cook and hopefully get some good pictures to post. There isn't much good BBQ here in New York so I will fill the void!
  Topic: Double Barrel All Wood Fire Management Help
heavymand

Replies: 16
Views: 4641

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Sat Jun 20 15 12:59 am   Subject: Double Barrel All Wood Fire Management Help
Well even if I moved the wood there is still the pool table in the way. :) Do I still need to cut my splits down to make a clean fire? I tried to build a good bed of coals and then add pieces about ...
  Topic: Double Barrel All Wood Fire Management Help
heavymand

Replies: 16
Views: 4641

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Sat Jun 20 15 12:20 am   Subject: Double Barrel All Wood Fire Management Help
Thanks a lot Smokin Mike. I couldn't figure it out to save my life. Good tip
  Topic: Double Barrel All Wood Fire Management Help
heavymand

Replies: 16
Views: 4641

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Fri Jun 19 15 10:51 pm   Subject: Double Barrel All Wood Fire Management Help
Oops. Let me try that again.
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  Topic: Double Barrel All Wood Fire Management Help
heavymand

Replies: 16
Views: 4641

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Thu Jun 18 15 2:52 pm   Subject: Double Barrel All Wood Fire Management Help
Here are some pictures of the cooker and wood pile so you can see what I'm working with.

Here is the cooker.
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Here is the stove door I have one on the other side as well for ...
  Topic: Double Barrel All Wood Fire Management Help
heavymand

Replies: 16
Views: 4641

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Thu Jun 18 15 1:07 am   Subject: Double Barrel All Wood Fire Management Help
SoEzzy Sounds like you've done this before. I only have on chimney in the middle of the cook chamber. I have 18" splits of hickory and various sizes of apple from an orchard.

When i cooked la ...
  Topic: Double Barrel All Wood Fire Management Help
heavymand

Replies: 16
Views: 4641

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Thu Jun 18 15 12:29 am   Subject: Double Barrel All Wood Fire Management Help
Ok here it is. I have a double barrel cooker (55 gallon drums one above the other) the fire box is the same size as the cook chamber so I'm having trouble applying other fire management techniques to ...
  Topic: Setting up my welder
heavymand

Replies: 5
Views: 3011

PostForum: Welding   Posted: Sun May 03 15 5:10 pm   Subject: Setting up my welder
I'll be running 110. It's a good machine I must say.
  Topic: Setting up my welder
heavymand

Replies: 5
Views: 3011

PostForum: Welding   Posted: Sun May 03 15 9:54 am   Subject: Setting up my welder
I am building my next smoker. Actually building this on from scratch and welding it together. My first task is going to be the firebox. 1/4" plate. A friend of mine is letting me use his shop. I ...
  Topic: UDS Lid
heavymand

Replies: 8
Views: 2190

PostForum: Cookers   Posted: Thu Jun 13 13 11:42 pm   Subject: UDS Lid
The kettle dome and inner barrel ring is by far the best method I've seen. But I gotta tell ya. The last rib competition we cooked, there were two older guys that had a lid from the kettle knock-off f ...
 
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