Best size reverse flow?

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Best size reverse flow?

Postby Bobbergone63 » Thu Dec 15, 2016 8:42 am

I have two pressure vessels measuring 20 x 60. I am considering making two reverse flow smokers. My question is: will the the 20 inch diameter be a good size, or should I try to find a larger diameter? Will 20 inches restrict me from doing anything I wish I had a larger smoker for?

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Re: Best size reverse flow?

Postby k.a.m. » Thu Dec 15, 2016 9:48 am

In my opinion if I had my choice 24" x 48" would be the smallest offset I would want. 20" is fine if that is all you have to work with but I would look into putting cabinet doors and build out about 4" to 6" to gain some cooking area.
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Re: Best size reverse flow?

Postby Finatic » Thu Dec 15, 2016 2:18 pm

Agree. A large aluminum pan is right at 21" long. Slabs of spares are also sometimes that long. For me I would want to have the option to lay ribs, briskets, aluminum pans, etc cross ways (in terms of the flow of the pit) for those times when I am cooking a lot of meat.

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