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Old 03-22-2012, 12:50 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.

Added:

2400 watt element
PID Controller and T/C
Manual Air Intake/Discharge Controls
Blower
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, 07:33 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, 12:51 AM   #3
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Sweet!

 
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Old 04-03-2012, 01:07 AM   #4
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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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Old 04-09-2012, 08:20 PM   #5
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Yes, it was delicious.
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Old 04-12-2012, 05:41 PM   #6
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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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Old 04-12-2012, 05:46 PM   #7
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Sweet build, but really? Kid-Killer Smokers?
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Old 04-12-2012, 05:49 PM   #8
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Sweet build, but really? Kid-Killer Smokers?
It's all second hand smokers.

 
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Old 04-12-2012, 06:22 PM   #9
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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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Old 04-13-2012, 04:19 PM   #10
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It's all second hand smokers.
I see what you did there....



 
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