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Forum: Vertical Drum Smokers

Store bought or home built, if your smoker is made from a drum, show it to us.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Official TQJ Drum Corps Roll Call

    Due to the seemingly constant influx of new Drum Corps members, I thought it would be cool to start a list of all of us. This thread will serve as...

    Started by SmokyOkie, 08-19-2009 10:59 AM
    19 Pages
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    • Replies: 187
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    07-07-2015 07:32 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Drum Smoker Photo Gallery!!!

    I checked out another website, and they had a drum smoker photo gallery thread, just pictures, not alot of talk. I dont have one done yet, but as...

    Started by firecap62, 04-20-2011 06:04 PM
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 9
    • Replies: 87
    • Views: 41,490
    05-08-2014 08:50 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Building a basic drum smoker (UDS)

    Seems the need for a basic build tutorial. Let me say, i am not the inventer of the UDS. I learned from many masters before me, but have built and...

    Started by Bbq Bubba, 05-05-2009 09:16 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 28,550
    05-14-2014 08:25 AM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Basic Measurements & Plans for Drums

    I had to go back and get pics from old web site. Here ya go Paul.

    Started by BYBBQ, 08-17-2013 01:12 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,774
    08-17-2013 01:12 PM Go to last post
  1. A New Drum is Born!

    I built a new drum the other day and was thinking of making a forum game out of guessing the theme for it. I didn't take any pics of it in progress...

    Started by PigCicles, 05-05-2010 09:38 PM
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 129
    • Views: 12,408
    06-15-2010 08:50 PM Go to last post
  2. Question OK, experienced smokers, here we go...

    Here is a design that I have pulled from what I have read. I want to weld a barrel (1/3 of one) to a full barrel. (1)In the mock up I have two...

    Started by roc2it, 12-09-2010 06:32 PM
    11 Pages
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    build, design, smoker, uds
    • Replies: 105
    • Views: 12,588
    03-17-2011 07:14 AM Go to last post
  3. My UDS build, questions/comments/suggestions encouraged!

    Hey guys. I don't know if everyone a) does a build thread b)if it is encouraged to do a build thread or c) discouraged. If C, please delete this...

    Started by Kerosene Lounge, 04-19-2014 09:28 AM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 73
    • Views: 7,450
    07-01-2014 01:35 PM Go to last post
  4. North Texas 30 Gal UDS project

    Howdy folks. Due to complications outside of my control (or willingness to fix), I'm finally putting my ol' little smoker out to pasture. She's a...

    Started by spdr8cer, 08-02-2010 12:52 AM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 16,235
    09-07-2010 01:41 AM Go to last post
  5. Problems with lump and temps/HELP!

    I have used my smoker for almost two years using Kingsford. I have never had a problem with temps. I added a dome lid and tried lump. The temp comes...

    Started by BoBQ, 02-05-2012 05:27 PM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 62
    • Views: 7,565
    03-03-2012 10:57 AM Go to last post
  6. need some help on uds

    Hey guys new to the forum and allready in need of help.. Ive revieved a food grade drum from my dads work of course to my disliking it was a closed...

    Started by mattd1992, 03-02-2013 07:26 PM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 6,642
    04-15-2013 04:22 AM Go to last post
  7. My UDS

    Well it is complete other than some fine tuning like adding some shelfs, paint and hooks ect. the drum Inside shot

    Started by trucknstuffmike, 01-22-2011 03:38 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 59
    • Views: 8,463
    03-04-2011 05:12 PM Go to last post
  8. Grinding the lid off a closed head drum

    I posed a question on here recently about removeing the top of a closed head drum, got some helpful advice and here,s how I did it, Before...

    Started by SDJ1, 06-07-2009 06:57 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 39,591
    01-03-2015 06:00 PM Go to last post
  9. New UDS, New to smoking, New to the Joint

    Hi everyone. Going to try my first attempt at smoking this summer. Found out about the UDS and going to start building 03/26/11. I pretty much...

    Started by RedJada, 03-24-2011 05:22 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 6,929
    04-21-2011 07:05 PM Go to last post
  10. Improved lid handle

    I knew when I was first acquiring parts for my drum that I should probably invest in a lid handle that would not get too hot to handle. But I was in...

    Started by tomshoots, 11-29-2009 05:27 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 8,705
    09-19-2010 09:41 PM Go to last post
  11. Texas Trifecta

    Picked up 2 more drums on the way home yesterday for a "Texas Trifecta". That makes 3 drums sitting outside my house, with me telling the wife,...

    Started by TX Sandman, 04-28-2008 06:15 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
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    06-06-2008 10:28 AM Go to last post
  12. Lump or Briquettes

    Even though i'm still in the building process of my UDS, i'm trying to gather as much info before i start smoking. Would i be better off using lump...

    Started by Big G, 03-01-2009 02:16 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
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    03-07-2009 07:32 AM Go to last post
  13. Ok, i'm getting irritated....

    I've been up for 3 1/2 hours now playing with the intakes trying to get the temps to stay steady. Nice n hot to begin with once I got the coals going...

    Started by lucky8926, 10-18-2009 10:31 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 45
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    10-23-2009 11:11 PM Go to last post
  14. *Experimental UDS Diffuser*

    I've used foil on racks with water trays in attempt to minimize the direct heat that most UDS smokers experience during a smoke, especially those...

    Started by Buford, 08-27-2010 09:18 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 41
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    12-20-2010 09:29 PM Go to last post
  15. A couple of pre-build questions

    Since I won a UDS shelf at the Oklahoma get together this year I am now REQUIRED to build a drum smoker. Tim was able to get me a drum without a...

    Started by gt2003, 08-14-2011 09:34 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 5,008
    08-26-2011 01:04 PM Go to last post
  16. Virgin smoker needs guidance

    My wife got me everything needed to build a UDS for Valentines Day. I have never built a UDS and have a few questions. Should I drill my holes in the...

    Started by J.A.G, 02-26-2010 02:44 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 40
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    04-19-2010 11:02 AM Go to last post
  17. New UDS

    I got a 55 gal steel drum today for $15. It says Citgo on the side and I was told it had oil in it. It was a closed end drum so the top has been...

    Started by Scarfinger68, 04-14-2010 09:00 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 40
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    05-07-2010 06:58 PM Go to last post
  18. New Drumer

    Ok, here I go. Im new to the list and going to start posting pictures. here is my Drum. This is a test burn in 30* F weather. Seemed to burn good,...

    Started by blueranger, 12-19-2008 07:26 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 4,476
    02-02-2009 04:21 PM Go to last post
  19. Need some drum input

    I found a source for 55-gallon steel drums (no liner) that have had honey or corn syrup in them. The catch is that they are not the open-top style. ...

    Started by donnylove, 03-04-2009 08:31 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 39
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    03-24-2009 03:52 PM Go to last post
  20. Fishin For Q Drum Smoker

    I finally got around to starting this project. It is not exactly a conventional drum, but I think it is close enough. It is 26 1/8" dia. It drawfs...

    Started by jerry516planes, 04-14-2011 05:31 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 9,357
    03-29-2016 08:58 AM Go to last post

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