I call it UDS Squared. Off to get powder coated.

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I call it UDS Squared. Off to get powder coated.

Postby k.a.m. » Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:04 am

A friend asked me if I could build him a square cooker like a UDS but he wanted a bit more real estate. We decided on 24" square x 34" tall. It is a work in progress planning and designing as I go. Not to bad for 1.5 days of work. I have to judge this weekend so I will be back on it soon.
I needed something to weld some sheet metal.
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Bought some steel.
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Saturday I cut out the pieces and made up one side panel.
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Sunday I finished up the base. I still have the lid and other stuff to do.

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Re: I call it UDS Squared.

Postby OldUsedParts » Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:10 am

Very Creative and unique - - - anxious to see the final results - - :tup: :cheers: :chef: :salut:
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Re: I call it UDS Squared.

Postby Rambo » Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:44 am

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Re: I call it UDS Squared.

Postby bsooner75 » Wed Mar 04, 2020 12:36 pm

Interesting


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Re: I call it UDS Squared.

Postby Weaverspitbbq » Wed Mar 04, 2020 12:42 pm

See how it works out
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Re: I call it UDS Squared.

Postby WBBQ » Wed Mar 04, 2020 1:21 pm

Cool, can't wait to see it finished. Looking good so far

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Re: I call it UDS Squared. Off to get powder coated.

Postby k.a.m. » Sun Apr 12, 2020 11:29 am

With no cook-offs and plenty of time I got the cooker finished.
Here are the pics in somewhat order lol.
Welding out sheet metal will test your patience i ended up bracing the lid to keep it from moving.
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After I welded on the intakes it was time for wheels and a front foot.
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Then I needed a handle so I opted for my signature look that I use on my cookers.
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Needed a lid for the exhaust.
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Re: I call it UDS Squared. Off to get powder coated.

Postby k.a.m. » Sun Apr 12, 2020 11:35 am

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Two full grates and one half grate.
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Added a fold down work table.
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Pic of the lid up in the light.
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The diffuser.
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I had a basket already built just needed a new lift handle.
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Loaded up and headed to get powder coated.
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Re: I call it UDS Squared. Off to get powder coated.

Postby Rambo » Sun Apr 12, 2020 11:51 am

That’s first class KAM.
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Postby WBBQ » Sun Apr 12, 2020 2:46 pm

Sweet, I can't wait to see some meat cooked on it

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Re: I call it UDS Squared. Off to get powder coated.

Postby Boots » Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:05 pm

Groovy KAM. Sometimes it’s cool to be a SQUARE
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Postby bsooner75 » Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:08 pm

Very cool


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Postby strength_and_pow » Sun Apr 12, 2020 5:21 pm

Looks great. The side folding table is slick.


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Postby egghead » Sun Apr 12, 2020 7:57 pm

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Re: I call it UDS Squared. Off to get powder coated.

Postby spacetrucker » Mon Apr 13, 2020 11:49 am

I sure do like the way you build; Looks so well planed and thought out!! :cheers:
looking forward to seeing it cook.
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