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    But sand doesn't really have any insulating value does it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SmokyOkie View Post
    But sand doesn't really have any insulating value does it?
    From http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/th...ity-d_429.html (lower number = more insulative / less conductive)

    Asbestos, loosely packed 0.15
    Insulation materials 0.035 - 0.16
    Mineral wool insulation materials, wool blankets .. 0.04
    Salmon (73% moisture content) 0.50
    Sand, dry 0.15 - 0.25
    Steel, Carbon 1% 43

    So sand is less insulation than "Insulation" or Mineral Wools, but far more than steel.
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    I'm thinking mineral wool or ceramic.

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    I never felt the need to have an insulated drum, they work fine just as they are.







    That said, there is a local market vendor that makes his own gas fired Tandoor ovens and he had a few drums and a couple large galvanized culvert pipes lined with refractory cement that was crankin' out out some great skewered meats and veggies!

    He told me he used refractory cement sold here:
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    Quote Originally Posted by O B City View Post
    Salmon (73% moisture content) 0.50
    WTF??
    Now that's funny! Insulate your drum in Salmon.
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    I agree with swamprb, see no need for insulation. They work fine without it. Why mess with with something that does not need messin' with???
    If you just MUST insulate a drum buy a water heater insulation kit and try it to satisfy your Okie mind.

    Sheesh! Give 'em the simplest, easiest to use smoker ever and they gotta dink with it.
    If you want to insulate something insulate the firebox on poor 'ol rusty Lucille. THAT would be an improvement worth the effort.
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    You'll never know whether or not it is worth the effort if some pioneering individual doesn't try it and find out.

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    Hate to be a bubble burster, but it's been done. Research it a bit.

    Yet to be a huge wave of drum insulating going on. Doubt it will see a surge either.

    Build that overpacker into a "jumbo" like ultramag's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by peculiarmike View Post
    I agree with swamprb, see no need for insulation. They work fine without it. Why mess with with something that does not need messin' with???
    If you just MUST insulate a drum buy a water heater insulation kit and try it to satisfy your Okie mind.

    Sheesh! Give 'em the simplest, easiest to use smoker ever and they gotta dink with it.
    If you want to insulate something insulate the firebox on poor 'ol rusty Lucille. THAT would be an improvement worth the effort.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BluDawg View Post
    S l o w d o w n M i k e! Y o u r t a l k i n g t o a n O a k e y
    At least he knows how to spell Okie.

    Hey Mike, you got a link on it? I'd like to see what they did.

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