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Reverse Flow Smoker Build #5368264 10/19/14 05:49 PM
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I started this build about two month ago, and it is moving slowly but surely. I started out with a 110ga propane tank and some 1/4 steel and went from there. All of the cutting is complete, and I will start welding next weekend hopefully.










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up Should be a really nice build. Looking good.

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Looking good. I build a smoker out of a tank like that in HS and the first cut on it is always the scariest.

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Originally Posted By: wburke2010
Looking good. I build a smoker out of a tank like that in HS and the first cut on it is always the scariest.

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Definitely is... I filled it with water and dawn soap about three times within a week. I pushed water out of it until I couldn't smell anything.


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I think the reverse flow is the way to go in an offset. Mine runs steady 225 degrees, throw a couple hunks of pecan in once an hour and forget about it.

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Great start.


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When I did mine I filled it with water and let it set for a week, then drained it, then filled with water and soap again for a week and let it sit, then drained and fill with straight water and made the first cut with it full of water. The water made it a pain to cut but all I did was cut the pipe out of the top and then it was okay from there on.

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Looks great. I look forward to seeing your progress.

I've heard that running a hose/tube from a running vehicle (or anything producing carbon monoxide) tail pipe into the tank will eliminate the chance of it exploding.

What do you make your cuts with?


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