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Old 03-22-2012, 01:50 AM   #1
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This smoker started life as a hospital blanket warmer. Totally gutted the old analog controls and heating elements; modified for 240 V operation.

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2400 watt element
PID Controller and T/C
Manual Air Intake/Discharge Controls
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External Wood Chip Feeder With Independent Heat Element
Meat Temperature Probe

So far I've done venison jerky and deer sticks.
Really want to do a brisket or two real soon.













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Old 03-22-2012, 08:33 PM   #2
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That is a pretty sweet setup you have there. Never would have thought to convert a blanket warmer. Make sure you post some pics of that brisket while it goin!

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Old 04-03-2012, 01:51 AM   #3
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That is a pretty sweet setup you have there. Never would have thought to convert a blanket warmer. Make sure you post some pics of that brisket while it goin!
Brisket is on the menu for Easter Sunday. I'll try to get some pictures posted.
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Yes, it was delicious.

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Looks good! I ended up doing a turkey. I'll have to post a pic of that here soon.

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Sweet build, but really? Kid-Killer Smokers?

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Sweet build, but really? Kid-Killer Smokers?
It's all second hand smokers.
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My earlier builds were all based on vintage, 1950's era, refrigerator cabinets, with the latching door handles.

A buddy commented how they were real kid-killers. The name stuck.

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It's all second hand smokers.
I see what you did there....
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