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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: 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: 41,462
    05-08-2014 08:50 PM Go to last post
  2. 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
    1 2 3 ... 19
    • Replies: 187
    • Views: 35,782
    07-07-2015 07:32 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
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 28,528
    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: 1,771
    08-17-2013 01:12 PM Go to last post
  1. Question Why can't you buy NEW weber 22.5 lids?

    I have searched the web. For some reason you cannot just buy a new 22.5 lid by its self. I have check weber & bbq pro. I guess they figure if the...

    Started by Pappy, 05-11-2011 07:21 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 47,267
    05-12-2011 10:47 PM Go to last post
  2. 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
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 39,572
    01-03-2015 06:00 PM Go to last post
  3. Help removing the lid from a 55 gallon sealed drum

    Someone gave me a 55 gallon drum today that does not have a liner in it. the only problem is that it is sealed. The lid looks like it is crimped on...

    Started by J.A.G, 03-03-2010 11:23 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 34,043
    03-04-2010 01:37 PM Go to last post
  4. 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
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 28,051
    09-25-2009 12:21 AM Go to last post
  5. drawing plans for drum smoker

    Does anyone know where to get some drawing plans for a drum smoker they look interesting to build. So any help will be appreciated.

    Started by matt4467, 04-18-2009 11:56 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 27,271
    08-17-2013 01:17 PM Go to last post
  6. My new $20 UDS charcoal basket & ash pan

    My new $20 UDS charcoal basket & ash pan. 17 diameter x 12 deep Used weber charcoal grate: $0 20" Plow disk from Rural King: $16 Rebar ring & 1/4"...

    Started by Pappy, 06-23-2011 08:49 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    ash pan, charcoal basket, uds
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 18,068
    07-06-2011 01:36 AM Go to last post
  7. How I light my drum Smoker!

    I start by filling the charcoal basket partially. Then I add a stick of wood and fill with the reminder of the 10lb bag of Ozark Oak lump...

    Started by glued2it, 03-05-2009 08:28 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 17,589
    09-04-2010 03:53 PM Go to last post
  8. Magnum Ugly Drum Smoker (MUDS)

    After reading about and watching many builders construct a drum smoker, I came up with some ideas and answers to some of the common problems I saw...

    Started by BossHog, 06-05-2009 11:06 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 17,121
    10-13-2009 08:11 PM Go to last post
  9. 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
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 16,223
    09-07-2010 01:41 AM Go to last post
  10. How do you cook edible chicken on a uds?

    Hi all, i did the "maiden voyage " with my newly made uds,while the heat control was very good , the chicken legs i did were not .Maybe I had extra...

    Started by timothy01, 02-08-2011 08:48 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 14,260
    08-22-2013 06:20 PM Go to last post
  11. *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
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 14,185
    12-20-2010 09:29 PM Go to last post
  12. anyone made a gas drum smoker

    I'll probably get asked to leave this forum but I have to ask, has anyone made a gas drum smoker and if so how does it run? I just sold my first...

    Started by SDJ1, 07-02-2009 08:33 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 13,434
    07-23-2009 09:26 PM Go to last post
  13. Water pan in UDS??

    The concept of a water pan to keep the meat moist makes sense, but it seems to mainly be used in offsets, so does anyone use one in their UDS?? If so...

    Started by lucky8926, 01-30-2010 01:46 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 12,751
    02-06-2010 12:31 AM Go to last post
  14. 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
    1 2 3 ... 11
    build, design, smoker, uds
    • Replies: 105
    • Views: 12,584
    03-17-2011 07:14 AM Go to last post
  15. 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
    1 2 3 ... 13
    • Replies: 129
    • Views: 12,407
    06-15-2010 08:50 PM Go to last post
  16. Weber lid for UDS Help Please!

    I'm in the process of building my second UDS. I have a Weber Kettle lid that I've modified to fit on top. Do I need to drill any more exhaust ...

    Started by Smokin' Mama, 08-27-2011 01:40 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 12,252
    02-11-2013 06:57 PM Go to last post
  17. Intake valve size?

    I built my first drum with two 1" valves. One poster said to go to 3/4". I am of the mind of give it lots of air. I think that more air can raise the...

    Started by Boss Cooker, 03-23-2009 07:39 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 37
    • Views: 11,402
    08-24-2009 12:53 PM Go to last post
  18. My new ultra-light drum lighter

    Check out my new ultra-lite drum lighter. Here it is shooting a little liquid propane so that you can see the flame: Just hang it over the...

    Started by SmokyOkie, 05-13-2008 04:46 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 38
    • Views: 11,343
    11-29-2009 09:57 PM Go to last post
  19. No weld charcoal basket

    Finally got around to making a "proper" basket for my drum. By imn88fan Started with a 8" x 48" piece of expando, bent carefully around a...

    Started by Bbq Bubba, 08-08-2008 10:44 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 11,065
    02-14-2010 03:22 PM Go to last post
  20. Insulated UDS????

    I'm thinking about building an insulated drum or converting one of my drums. I have access to an 85 gallon overpack drum. a 55 galln drum will...

    Started by SmokyOkie, 07-30-2012 10:39 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 10,573
    08-12-2012 06:55 PM Go to last post

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