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Old 04-19-2009, 06:36 PM   #1
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My drip tray needs are met, but because I love you, I'm always thinking about your beer needs.

While I was at Lowes, I spotted this smoker box, which could easily become a driptray.



Top has the requisite holes.


Deboxed. It's about a foot long.


The top opens for cleaning.


Figure out a mounting and you're all set to go!


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Old 04-19-2009, 07:22 PM   #2
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Thanks for posting this! Good find!


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Old 04-19-2009, 07:24 PM   #3
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YOU, are awesome... nice.

I need a couple when I collar my chest freezer this summer and expand my # of taps!

 
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Old 04-19-2009, 08:36 PM   #4
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The only problem I see is that any spilled bier on the top surface will spill over the edge of the hole filled cover making a mess down below.
If that cover were cut down to fit inside the box with small "L" or 90 degree tabs, 4 of them and Tig Tacked on this would hold the cover at 1/8" below the box body. This would make for a totally dry spill tray. Just an idea as the price is great.
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Old 04-19-2009, 08:39 PM   #5
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Oh this is perfect. I'm going to use magnets to put it on the keezer. Won't be strong enough to set a beer on, but I can't drill so it will be good for catching drips, and removable for cleaning.
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Old 04-19-2009, 08:42 PM   #6
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A comparable "actual" surface mount drip tray that size starts at about 40 buck and goes up from there.

Nice idea olllllo, I think I may just have to steal it and claim all the credit
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Old 04-19-2009, 08:43 PM   #7
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That is a good idea. I have one of these boxes for smoking in my grill. It works great as it's intended also!

I just ordered a drip tray from barproducts.com for $14.95 - it SS, 19.5" inches long - a steal.
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Old 04-19-2009, 10:09 PM   #8
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Wow that was easy:


Two packs of magnets and two smoker boxes plus tax for a grand total of $25.44.
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Wow that was easy:


Two packs of magnets and two smoker boxes plus tax for a grand total of $25.44.

That looks great!! Does it splatter at all?
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Old 04-19-2009, 11:41 PM   #10
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So.......

...if I put some wood chips in there and get them smoldering.....

....then draw a proper pint of a nice robust porter.....

...then place said pint on said smoking grid....

...would I then be enjoying a smoked porter?????



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