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Postby larryc » Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:11 am

what is the purpose of a plenum on the stack
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Postby k.a.m. » Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:06 am

In my opinion it creates a much nicer transition for the heat/smoke to exit the chamber if a 90° has to be used. I slightly oversize mine.
Always remember slow and steady wins the race.

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Postby larryc » Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:18 pm

thank you
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Postby larryc » Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:21 pm

building one now and overthinking the stack I have a piece of 4 inch pipe that's long enough
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Postby k.a.m. » Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:45 pm

You are very welcome. :D
Always remember slow and steady wins the race.

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Re: plenum

Postby larryc » Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:14 pm

didn't know if it was needed since I'm broke don't want to waste rods or gas if I can keep from it.
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Re: plenum

Postby larryc » Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:15 pm

yours does look good though
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Postby k.a.m. » Thu Jul 13, 2017 6:40 pm

The cooker will work without it no doubt about it. I have built plenty of cookers without plenums that perform flawlessly. If you have enough intake, exhaust and cooking chamber to firebox opening the cooker will work.
Always remember slow and steady wins the race.

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