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Old 04-16-2012, 01:47 PM   #21
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Right now the smoked malt is in a paper bag. I'm gonna wait a week before I use it. I've heard that's it's better to let it mellow out a bit. The malt smells fantastic and tasted great. Hoping it'll make a great beer.

I made a Grodziskie last week with 1/2 wheat malt and 1/2 store bought beach wood smoked 2 row. Gonna compare these two when they're done.

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Old 05-18-2012, 06:37 PM   #22
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I took it a bit further and hooked to smoke generator (cocktail shaker soldered to a stainless tee) to a medium size electric oven.
works pretty good , some technical problems on the first use but the final product (turkey breast ,chicken and goose legs) was excellent.





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Old 05-24-2012, 01:17 PM   #23
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I took it a bit further and hooked to smoke generator (cocktail shaker soldered to a stainless tee) to a medium size electric oven.
works pretty good , some technical problems on the first use but the final product (turkey breast ,chicken and goose legs) was excellent.
That is excellent. Did you cook the meat in the toaster oven while you smoked? or was the toaster oven just used as a smoke chamber?
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Old 05-24-2012, 02:03 PM   #24
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That is excellent. Did you cook the meat in the toaster oven while you smoked? or was the toaster oven just used as a smoke chamber?
It was cooked and smoked at the same time.
Built in temperature control makes it so much easier to operate compare to wood smokers.
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Old 12-29-2012, 01:40 AM   #25
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Does anyone have an actual parts list for making one with a cocktail shaker? That I could actually walk into the plumbing section of HD with a list a pick up all the connectors for making one? have been looking online at various design, and all of them seem to be thrown together with parts folks have on hand, or put together by folks with a knowledge of various plumbing and gas fittings....but noone took the time to write up a simple list of what's needed to build this thing. Anyone made one like the OP's that could actually put a list of fittings and couplers together?

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I'm attempting to build this this week. How did you connect the half-inch copper pipe to the 1/2"MIP to 1/4" compression fitting?

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Old 11-03-2014, 12:36 PM   #27
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The 1/2" pipe fits inside the 1/2"MIP portion of the compression fitting. See pic on post number 6.
Its just a dry fit. I didn't solder anything on this project.
Hope this helps.

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Very cool. I need to make one of these, I want to cold smoke some cheeses.

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So the aquarium pump was not powerful enough to push smoke out of the UDS. I changed the aquarium pump to a nebulizer on a variable voltage control. A lot of smoke at the level of the grain now:
Using a nebulizer for a smoker - somewhere an RT is is howling....

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