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matt4467
03-22-2009, 09:48 AM
Well i t dont have the stack put n but I just couldnt resist I needed to burn the paint off and get the propane smell out, and boy do I need to make a few adjustments. here is a few pics.

jerry516planes
03-22-2009, 09:57 AM
The first fire is always exciting. I can imagine the smell, but I bet it was BAD!

PigCicles
03-22-2009, 10:14 AM
Well on your way to a fine smoker. Once you get that stack in it will react differently. Thanks for sharing and can't wait to see it ready for it's first cook.

BigAL
03-22-2009, 10:22 AM
I like the design, looks like a DPP. You going w/2 stacks?

Hurry up and get some food in there.:thumbs up:

matt4467
03-22-2009, 10:46 AM
No one stack in the middle. Its going to be kinda be like a double reverse flow. going to put a pan over the middle and leave the ends open.

Joneser
03-22-2009, 02:37 PM
Nice progress! Looks like quite a fire you had there.

SmokyOkie
03-22-2009, 04:33 PM
Interesting thought on the design being double reverse. If it works well you ought to patent it.

What are you going to do to prevent a hot spot on the plate where the fire comes into the oven?

matt4467
03-22-2009, 06:47 PM
One step ahead of you Im going to put 1/2 inch deflector plate across the Tubes coming into the pit :)

SmokyOkie
03-22-2009, 09:08 PM
You will most likely need some sort of heat sink in addition to the 1/2" plate. I mean, it the heat coming in is 750. it is only a short matter of time until the steel is pretty close to that same temp.

A stainless steam table pan full of water works very well for that purpose if you leave yourself enough room for it.

jerry516planes
03-28-2009, 05:32 PM
Matt,

How is the project coming?? We all need an udate PLEASE!

Jake
03-28-2009, 05:37 PM
nice, interesting too :wings:

matt4467
03-29-2009, 12:48 PM
well im back on the boat for about another 10 days then ''i will be back at home. I cant wait already desining my custom made fenders and racks to go on the inside will post updater as soon as 'i do some :)

jerry516planes
03-29-2009, 06:47 PM
Be Safe!!:thumbs up: