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Instead of beeping, complaining, and falling into swamps, this R2-D2 uses its own 55-gallon drum body to smoke the crap out of any meat products you should see fit. Step Aside, C-3PO: R2-D2 BBQ Wants to Smoke Your Meat. A smoker is a nice combination of supremely useful (preparing sustenance) and slightly frivolous (do you need a smoked pork butt to survive?). There are certainly faster and more efficient ways to cook food, but damn smoked meat is good. A smoker is a nice combination of supremely useful (preparing sustenance) and slightly frivolous (do you need a smoked pork butt to survive? Besides two 55-gallon drums, the trick to the smoker is in making use of wood-stove kits designed to convert such drums into cheap stoves for heating storage sheds and such. I have two smokers, but I think it would be fun to build my own out of a 55 gal drum (my welder is just collecting dust right now). I just want something to do with the welder, and smoking a bunch of goos for the 4th would be fun. 55-gallon drum smoker design make. This one-of-a-kind R2-D2 BBQ Drum Smoker Grill was designed by Philip Wise and does something that R2-D2 never did, it smokes a mean set of ribs. Made from an old 55 gallon steel drum, Philip created his R2-BQ with a lot of hard work and determination. In this video we build a smoker for BBQ using a 55 gallon drum and some pipe. Commonly called a VDS (Verticle Drum Smoker) or a UDS (Ugly Drum Smoker) This smoker is a home made version of a bullet style smoker. Join the BBQ ring or browse a complete list of The Smoke Ring BBQ Webring members BBQ sites. Photo 11 shows the Silver Bullet Smoker Jacket sold by The BBQ Guru.
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The coldest weather I have smoked in was approximately -28\u00b0C (-19\u00b0F). I am hoping to use the smoker when the temperature gets to -40\u00b0C (-40\u00b0F). I learned about Harry years ago on The BBQ Forum. Constructed from an aging 55-gallon drum (just like the real R2-D2, Ive been told), the Rs-BQ smoker is perfect for smoking Ewoks, Gungans and other lesser lifeforms - and then smothering them with Imperial BBQ sauce. Sure, you can smoke on a gas grill, but true slow and low barbecue normally is done in a smoker where you can smoke something at a constant 200 - 250 degrees for a long period of time. Top teams featured on TLCs BBQ Pitmasters show such as Big Poppa Smokers, Slap Yo Daddy BBQ and Four Q BBQ lined up with some of the toughest competitors in California for $10,000 in prize money. The upright drum smoker (also referred to as an ugly drum smoker or UDS) is exactly what its name suggests. A vertical water smoker (also referred to as a bullet smoker because of its shape) is a variation of the upright drum smoker. This is the first real barbeque smoker that I have built next to a double barrel smoker using two 55 gallon drums, which was a great barbeque smoker I might add. For this project, I decided to build a barbeque smoker out of a 250 gallon propane tank. When the father, Joe Kleeburg, heard about the block party coming up, he peeled out of his driveway and some time later returned with three 55-gallon drums, some angle iron, mesh metal and a Chicago Electric 5 Double Cut Saw from Harbor Freight Tools. Here are the three barrels in my garage, a molasses drum, a honey drum, and a sesame oil drum. And the air cleaner on the grills lid, serving as a smoke vent, is a modified stock part for a Ford Escort.
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55 gallon UDS Weber 22.5 Kettle Charbroil Silver Smoker. These are guaranteed food grade 55-gallon drums and theyre $57 each, and theyre right around the corner from where I live. Im going to install a 1 / 2 inch NM / SE Watertight Connector and use it to run the probe leads through the smokers wall. 45-55 Gallon Drum These are the forefathers of custom smokers. True BBQ is the technique of cooking meat with indirect heat at low temperature (180 to 300 degrees) with smoke, for a long period of time. The key to this smoker is the 55-gallon drum which some people are turning into grills but also makes a great smoker. There are a lot of plans available for building backyard BBQ grills but this is this is the first do-it-yourself smoker weve seen and its courtesy of Popular Mechanics. Take a 55gal drum and cut a flap out of the side and put a rack in it you can burn a smolderign fire below the rack to hot smoke or cut another hole in the bottom and use dryer duct and connect it to another drum to use a a fire box then the smoke would have a chance to cool if you want to cold smoke cheeses and stuff. The droid was constructed out of an old 55-gallon drum and comes with everything you need to smoke a / Continue. This is a meat smoker (just like you, GW.) designed and built to look like R2-D2 by Philip Wise (youre smart -- how do magnets work?). I Call A Wampa Burger.
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The droid was constructed out of an old 55-gallon drum and comes with everything you need to smoke a / Continue. This is a meat smoker (just like you, GW.) designed and built to look like R2-D2 by Philip Wise (youre smart -- how do magnets work? Heres what I did to turn this unsightly industrial refuse into a BBQ smoker, cheerfully named Big Blue. Did you ever in your wildest dreams think that when you cut a 55-gallon drum in half, filled one side with wood and grilled meats at a Harley Davidson Rally in 1983 that you would be standing in your sixth restaurant in Stamford, Connecticut almost thirty years later. Been there done that and also same thing with a 55 gallon drum. Never use a galvanized garbage can (which is what that is) to smoke food. Looks like an automatic temperature controller, stoker or bbq guru. I thought all that there smoked meat was gonna give you anyway. Logs are dropped in the top of the 55 gallon drum, they rest on rebar that has been inserted near the bottom. Food grade pellets can be a good concentrated source of smoke flavor on grills and smokers, and a handful or two is usually all that is necessary for ribs or fowl. I have Sublime smoke and Smoke spice Where theres smoke theres flavor Holy Smoke still smokin smoke it but nothing on just smoke.
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It also explains, their opinion and shared by many, what the temperature definitions are for cold smoke, hot smoke, BBQ and grilling. Take the the 55 gallon Ugly Drum Smoker, for example, its a mighty meat massacring cylinder that generally lives up to its prefix quite nicely. Its a brilliant way to char chicken wings, but wont exactly light up the aesthetics of your garden. Unlined drums are preferable in the construction of the EDS kit, but lined drums can also be burnt to remove any lining. A 55-gallon food-quality drum and lid. Want to connect wtih other Drum Smoking Enthusiasts. The claim is this smoker box produces smoke without flames, and the eight s-shaped vents on the lid of the oval cylindrical smoker allow just enough oxygen to produce smoke but not enough to generate flames, ensuring wood chips smolder slowly and allowing more smoke flavor to infuse with food. My BBQer is the size of a 55 gallon drum with a five gallon drum bolted on the side for the coals. If youre going to smoke it, make sure you dont get too much smoke, or youll have a creosote-tasting piece of meat. Some people enjoy the taste of pure meat without any other flavoring other than the smoke. I covered which type of 55 gallon drum you will need and also how to burn it out with a propane torch.
If you think about the inside of a 55 gallon drum youll realize that it is just an empty drum. The basket allows you to stack a lot of charcoal for a long 12 + hour smoke. He used to cook out of a 55-gallon drum at biker meets and festivals, serving up pulled pork and beans. Event co-founder and Blue Smoke pit master Kenny Callagan was turning out Kansas City pork ribs and coleslaw. Can someone who is a donor please post a poll on Age, and who the voter supports. What will the children say. Democrats trying to tap independents, GOP for votes(PA Primary). R2-D2 BBQ Drum Smoker Posted by Dustin on May 15, 2011 at 07:22 AM CST. This is what they call in the BBQ community, a Ugly Drum Smoker (UDS). Built from an old 55 gallon drum, it makes sense to dress it up a little, so it doesnt ghetto up your yard. Most homemade smokers start with a 55 gallon steel drum. With a little customization, steel drums make amazing smokers and championship BBQ. Want great smoked food, but dont want to pay big money for a smoker. Want to try smoking first before purchasing a smoker.
Enjoy the pride of hand-crafted tools / DIY smokers. I decided to mail a small smoker and then it exploded to now Big Drum Smokers filled with all the gear are on the way paid for by guys all over the Country. This one will be about the salmon I smoked Saturday night and how I used the leftovers for lunch Sunday. The ash pan should be wide enough to cover most of the drum but narrow enough to lift out of the barrel without hitting the screws and nipples mounted to the inside of the drum 18 is about right. You also want the ash pan to sit off the floor of the drum so more heat radiates up instead of into the base of the drum. 55 gallon drum body gives it a cooking surface of almost 800 square inches. I use the grill equally for smoking / BBQ and grilling (high temperature searing), so I really wanted something that was not going to give out on me after a few years. I cooked mine on a grill about the size of a 55 gallon drum with the top closed. This smoked version of the classic beer in the butt chicken recipe takes the temperature down so that the beer wont boil. While the smoker heats up, open the beer and drink half and only half. This is a picture of my new smoker / grill I just built using a 55 gallon drum and a 35 gallon drum cut down for the fire box with expanded metal grills.
The smoked woody flavor wafting an aroma like a breath of fresh air in the deep woody forest, is what the different wood types for BBQ can give, if used in the right combination, making your smoked meat a treat to eat. How To Build A Grill Out Of A 55 Gallon Drum.