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lostarrow
11-28-2010, 05:17 PM
First this is not my idea
Saw one , & loved it. Long discussion on "weber virtual bullet "
Easy to make & a perfect project for a father & child
I geared mine for tailgating, ribs , chicken, moink balls,ABT's 3hr cooks.
most are geared for longer cooks.
You need
1) 14 in portable kettle grill, new ,used, probably doesn't matter on brand.
** * For tailgating, I think the Weber smoky joe gold, with enclosed bottom makes most sense , if building for longer cooks A silver works better
2) 32 qt IMUSA brand tamale pot, runs about $20. If you live in an area of large hispanic population Wally World & Target carry, I ordered mine from Target online.
3) nine 1/2 in X 1/4 bolts washers & nuts.
4) a replacement charcoal rack for 18.5 in kettle
5) 2 in smoker thermometer. (I used one acadamy had $10)
6) High temp paint , optional,
** *Grill paint is too dull so I got engine enamel ,high temp paint.
** * I used "FORD RED"
7) the only tools needed are screw driver, pliers, & drill.

Drill 3 holes 1/2 in from top rim evenly around circumference, 1/4 in size.
Drill 3 holes 4 in from top same way
Drill 1 3/8 in hole5 in from top for thermometer.
Drill (12) 3/8 in holes ( or (6) 5/8 in holes) circumferentially around bottom 1 1/2 in from edge.
For long & slow you need to cut a hole in bottom leaving a 2 in rim. metal is soft people cut out with dremal
hack saw, tin snips etc.
Install support bolts
Wash soap & water & dry ( clean for painting ) Mask tape handles ( I think looks better)
Paint let dry & install therm.
Hint the metal is soft, drill the bigger holes in steps ( drill small holes & enlarge)
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Savannahsmoker
11-28-2010, 07:16 PM
Nice to see you on this site LA and as I said before nice job.

SmokyOkie
11-28-2010, 07:29 PM
Nice job indeed!

thanx for sharing.

bamsbbq
02-16-2012, 02:40 AM
These are the perfect little cookers and they cook a surprising amount of.food. they are efficient fuel wise & hold their heat.



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tomshoots
02-16-2012, 06:55 AM
Way cool man! You could take it a step further like this:

http://www.theqjoint.com/forum/showthread.php?10747-Mini-Rotisserie-ring!

SmokyOkie
02-16-2012, 11:09 AM
These are the perfect little cookers and they cook a surprising amount of.food. they are efficient fuel wise & hold their heat.



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