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Unique Smoker Lid Handle Ideas...

Postby MCPMartin » Wed Jun 03, 2020 3:31 pm

I'm looking for some unique handle ideas for a smoker lid door. Obviously a non-heat conduction material would be ideal, but I'm just looking for some unique ideas. I've seen a few things that caught my attention like an axle and a baseball bat.
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Re: Unique Smoker Lid Handle Ideas...

Postby MCPMartin » Wed Jun 03, 2020 3:39 pm

MCPMartin wrote:I'm looking for some unique handle ideas for a smoker lid door. Obviously a non-heat conduction material would be ideal, but I'm just looking for some unique ideas. I've seen a few things that caught my attention like an axle and a baseball bat.

Just looking for unique ideas kinda like this...
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Postby phillymike » Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:55 pm

Axe cellent!!


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Postby bsooner75 » Thu Jun 04, 2020 9:36 am

I believe East Texas Smoker Company out of Tyler uses the axe handles as their calling card. Pretty cool look.


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Postby txsmkmstr » Thu Jun 04, 2020 1:28 pm

Just remember that anything wood is going to require a lot of care. The sun will eat up pretty much any finish that you put on it.
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Postby OldUsedParts » Thu Jun 04, 2020 1:31 pm

You could get creative with some Figurines of a Pig, a Cow, a Chicken and maybe a Fish. The choice of what they are made of and the mounting would be up to your creativity and could possibly be real cool and unique. ??????????????????????????????????????
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Postby Corey Shelton » Thu Jun 04, 2020 1:54 pm

Horseshoes...cut one in half and weld a bit of steel pit to the end to creating a rotating element on a steel pipe.
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Postby bsooner75 » Thu Jun 04, 2020 5:09 pm

OldUsedParts wrote:You could get creative with some Figurines of a Pig, a Cow, a Chicken and maybe a Fish. The choice of what they are made of and the mounting would be up to your creativity and could possibly be real cool and unique. ??????????????????????????????????????

A trip to First Monday in Canton could open up a treasure trove of potential pit handles. Never thought of that before.


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Postby bsooner75 » Thu Jun 04, 2020 5:10 pm

Corey Shelton wrote:Horseshoes...cut one in half and weld a bit of steel pit to the end to creating a rotating element on a steel pipe.

This is a good look


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Postby OldUsedParts » Thu Jun 04, 2020 6:12 pm

bsooner75 wrote:
OldUsedParts wrote:You could get creative with some Figurines of a Pig, a Cow, a Chicken and maybe a Fish. The choice of what they are made of and the mounting would be up to your creativity and could possibly be real cool and unique. ??????????????????????????????????????

A trip to First Monday in Canton could open up a treasure trove of potential pit handles. Never thought of that before.


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Re: Unique Smoker Lid Handle Ideas...

Postby tantrum95 » Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:06 am

I used some hammers from a pawn shop. Offset is good and the rubber acts as insulators. Plus a little more leverage opening the lid.
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