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my build: phase III

Postby CJATE » Tue Apr 13, 2010 10:32 am

well, got her mostly put together, now I'm on to finishing out the prep area, paint, seasoning, and getting to know each other.

got the fire box mounted, cut 4.5 feet out of the trailer, and found some fenders
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air intake
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prep area framed out
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amazing how much better it looks,,, all one color. what is not black will be Dark red
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now I got to finish the prep area, get my granite put in, set her up for gas and figure out how to support the egg...

she is seasoned and already had a good run.
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Re: my build: phase III

Postby Txbbqman_1 » Tue Apr 13, 2010 2:23 pm

:clap:

Looks great, can't wait to see the finished product
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Re: my build: phase III

Postby CJATE » Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:13 am

skinned in my prep area... just need to frame it out in angle, and add paint.... will also put my logo on the long side...

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Re: my build: phase III

Postby Smoke » Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:24 pm

Nice looking pit. Can I ask where you found the diamond plate aluminum tear drop fenders?
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Re: my build: phase III

Postby NewBQ » Thu Apr 15, 2010 12:55 am

Very nice!
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Re: my build: phase III

Postby CJATE » Thu Apr 15, 2010 10:25 am

Smoke wrote:Nice looking pit. Can I ask where you found the diamond plate aluminum tear drop fenders?



Craigs list, think it was the killeen CL, but he is in gatesville, nice guy and seemed to have lots of them, both tandem and single. they were 1/3 what TSC wanted,,, but they are thin. so no steping on mine.

my whole project has been on the cheap,,, very budget minded, but i hoped the diamond pate would make up for my dirty welds.
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Re: my build: phase III

Postby CJATE » Sat Apr 17, 2010 9:15 am

Kids have decided my cooker might make a good Jungle Gym… mom is not impressed.
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but they offer a bit of help as well.

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Re: my build: phase III

Postby CJATE » Thu Apr 22, 2010 4:11 pm

off to the granite guy. She pulls really well. I got her up to 55 on the access road, but did not want to push it as I don't yet have lights or chains, and want to grease up all my moving parts, as she has sat for a while.

Starting to take shape!

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got all my propane "stuff" ordered, had a lot of help with that: piecing fittings and hoses together,,, thanks to all of you.
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Re: my build: phase III

Postby Rooster » Thu Apr 22, 2010 8:49 pm

looking good
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Re: my build: phase III

Postby stymie » Fri Apr 23, 2010 10:17 pm

nice build so far.
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Re: my build: phase III

Postby CJATE » Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:52 pm

granite guy just sent me this pic. I'm truly speachless.

the whole is for the BGE,

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Re: my build: phase III

Postby brentski » Thu Apr 29, 2010 11:12 pm

I like that counter with burners! I can send you a another black burner enclosure next week if you want it since i am redoing mine, just let me know.
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Re: my build: phase III

Postby NewBQ » Fri Apr 30, 2010 12:47 am

Wow!
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Re: my build: phase III

Postby ChadMist » Fri Apr 30, 2010 6:26 am

Wow now thats a nice prep area. Really good build you have there.
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Re: my build: phase III

Postby DATsBBQ » Fri Apr 30, 2010 6:34 am

Any worries about the granite cracking with the vibrations of the road and all?
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