Weber grill to smoker conversion

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  1. Birddog

    Birddog Well-Known Member

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    Anyone ever try this? I made this yesterday. Weber smokey joe and a 32 qt pot. Did a test run today to get the temp adjusted and going to smoke a pork roast today.

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    If I was fucking poor and couldn't afford a bbq grill AND a smoker I'd probably try it.
     
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    I got a new grill too!

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    damn, thanks for bringing me down
     
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    That looks good! I've been wanting to get a 55 gal drum and cut a section out to use on my 22.5" weber to make it a smoker. Let us know how it works!
     
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    Neat! Let us know how it works!
     
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    I'll make sure not to show off my $15 homemade air conditioner.
     
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    Birddog Well-Known Member

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    I was going to try it with my Jumbo Joe but it was too much of a pain in the add trying to find a small drum to use. This was cheap enough. Total cost of about $60.
     
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    Snob

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    upload_2014-7-5_12-18-22.jpeg or [​IMG]
     
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    word around the BBQ forum is those work like a charm.. use less fuel too. don't be afraid to toss a couple chunks of wood in that bad boy
     
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    BTW your yard screams "a Reggie lives here"
     
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    I actually have a little smokey joe and a tamale steamer and thought about making one for giggles, just never got around to it
     
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    Yea I know. It's keeps them away.
     
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    That's what the pot is, a 32qt IMUSA steamer from Walmart.
     
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    2.5 hours in and the temp is holding steady at about 215.
     
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